Design Criticism in the Public Sphere
Written for Limited Language, 2010
"Reading design magazines and blogs, I used to get so upset that I had to stop and react to the apparent lack of reflection. Isn’t the problem that most general writing about design for a public audience is just that – general? Or, even, uncritical, irrelevant and shallow?
The recent book titled In Case of Design – Inject Critical Thinking (2010), which I co-authored and edited, suggests a generous input of critical thinking into public mediums that share responsibility for generating design knowledge. The areas discussed include daily and trade press, web magazines and blogs..."
How can we develop a critical language and to whom would it be relevant, and why?
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