Designing Now

Series Editor:

Jonsara Ruth, Associate Professor of Interior Design at Parsons, The New School, New York and Design Director at the Healthy Materials Lab

A series of short, thought-provoking texts which identifies key topics and trends in the field of design and debates their impact both on the design profession and the wider world. It addresses how designers are attempting to face many of the challenges currently facing society. While a designer’s direct impact on society may vary in scale, nothing reveals how society is changing as clearly as design. The series will be accessible, stimulating, sometimes controversial.

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International Series Advisory Board:

Jeremy Aynsley is Professor of Design History and Director of the Centre for International Design History at Brighton University, UK
Jan Boelen  is Head of the Masters programme in Social Design/Curator, Design Academy Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Yolande Daniels is a founding partner of StudioSUMO architecture practice, Long Island, New York, USA
Carla Diana is Designer-in-Residence and head of an innovative new 4-D Design program at Cranbrook Academy of Art, USA
Lidewij Edelkoort, is Dean of Hybrid Design Studies at Parsons, New York, USA
Priscila Lena Farias is a graphic designer, a Professor and Head of the Design School in Sao Paolo, Brazil
Cristina Noguer is Head of Innovation and Research at PUIG, Girona, Spain
Fiona Raby is a British artist and Professor of Design and Emerging Technology at Parsons, The New School, USA
Lucille Tenazas is a graphic designer, founding partner of Tenazas Design and the Henry Wolf Professor in the School of Art, Media and Technology at Parsons, USA
Pilar Viladas is an influential journalist and critic on design and architecture. She is the current architecture and design editor of Town & Country and the former design editor of T Magazine, the New York Times style magazine

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