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Designing towards the Unknown: Engaging with Material and Aesthetic Uncertainty

Danielle Wilde, Jenny Underwood
2017 Informatics  
In PKI we use unfolding processes-informed by participatory, speculative and critical design-in emergent actions, to design towards unknown outcomes, using unknown materials.  ...  They combine textile crafts with interaction design to shape participatory, embodied, speculative engagements with materiality: bringing together diverse human, non-human, known and unknown materials-combining  ...  PKI is an ongoing series of moves towards new procedures and methods for designing in the face of material and aesthetic uncertainty.  ... 
doi:10.3390/informatics5010001 fatcat:vky3jxfmfncabdfuzyhnushe4i

Towards prospective design

Bridgette Engeler
2017 The Design Journal  
Building futures-oriented and anticipatory capacity into design practice as well as in learning experiences may better align both the design process and its outcomes with the values, needs and aspirations  ...  Design therefore has a responsibility to unknown futures, and to design futures-focused products and services in a continuously changing world, designers need some understanding of strategic foresight  ...  But as with innovation, design operates in uncertainty; it is a means of giving form or visibility to emergent futures that are changing and changeable, and unknowable or only partly known.  ... 
doi:10.1080/14606925.2017.1352956 fatcat:oitknivaxbdhtp4m42jaaqzoiy

The Concept of Purposeful Prototyping: Towards a New Kind of Taxonomic Classification

Konstantinos Petrakis, Abigail Hird, Andrew Wodehouse
2019 Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering Design  
This paper proposes an agenda towards the development of a new taxonomic classification which will be based on a prototype's attributes and its intended purpose.  ...  AbstractA prototype can be generally defined as a preliminary version of a final product and it can represent both aesthetic and functional features.  ...  are engaging with the prototype (Camburn et al., 2017) .  ... 
doi:10.1017/dsi.2019.170 fatcat:nvynaud5gzes5et7qi2y6vg4qi

Participatory Research through Gastronomy Design: A designerly move towards more playful gastronomy

Danielle Wilde, Ferran Altarriba Bertran
2019 The International Journal of Food Design  
bravery -making exceptionally good and exceptionally weird food items look the same; and uncertainty -offering the chance to choose among unknown pieces of food, hidden inside mystery boxes.  ...  We restricted visual documentation to ensure a relaxed atmosphere, in which participants could freely engage with the materiality of the ingredients at hand and reflect and share insights in a casual manner  ... 
doi:10.1386/ijfd.4.1.3_1 fatcat:ie7l6lwge5gxlgt2d7frx2aoom

How circular is current design practice? Investigating perspectives across industrial design and architecture in the transition towards a circular economy

G Dokter, L Thuvander, U Rahe
2020 Sustainable Production and Consumption  
Some differences were identified between the architects and industrial designers, with the industrial designers more strongly focused on circular business models and the architects on the reuse of materials  ...  client relationships that foster the engagement of designers with the lifecycles of designed artefacts rather than perceiving design projects as temporary endeavors.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank the interview participants for their valuable input.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.spc.2020.12.032 fatcat:foimhcg33vhflg3w3to4wcb3oy

Measuring the unknown

Christos Begkos, Katerina Antonopoulou
2020 Accounting Auditing & Accountability Journal  
actors engage in aesthetic and palpable evaluations of other user profiles and their posted content.  ...  Second, it demonstrates how ambiguous assemblages of material and prestige teleologies, aesthetic and palpable evaluative regimes and implicit rules and practical expertise collectively invoke platform  ...  material value more clearly and potentially shed light to further calculative practices they engage with.  ... 
doi:10.1108/aaaj-04-2019-3977 fatcat:u4wpojg3wvfw3kgkzcuosr2fqy

Towards the urban restoration of Newcastle upon Tyne

Bob Giddings
1996 Urban Design International  
This research is based on a review of the theories and concepts of 19th and 20th Century pioneers,  ...  Designing buildings in scale with the traditional pattern is a first step towards regaining an urban community without overcrowding.  ...  The first step towards spiritual well-being is physical well-being. It is important to be at ease with the environment.  ... 
doi:10.1057/udi.1996.33 fatcat:rqifirnuifgh7dlwch36i6fnwu

Towards an Integrated Framework for the Governance of a Territorialised Agroecological Transition [chapter]

Pierre Triboulet, Jean-Pierre Del Corso, Michel Duru, Danielle Galliano, Amélie Gonçalves, Catherine Milou, Gaël Plumecocq
2019 Agroecological Transitions: From Theory to Practice in Local Participatory Design  
The challenge of governance is to coordinate the actions of a multitude of actors and to integrate different dimensions of agroecology.  ...  Starting from a representation of the territory that combines these two approaches, we emphasize the importance of reflexive governance for collectively constructing a shared space of values and knowledge  ...  It nevertheless collided with multiple obstacles and uncertainty factors.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-01953-2_7 fatcat:annvw53yavb45ngde7mcqsykyu

Gaps between the digits

Romi Ron Morrison
2019 Information Design Journal  
I aim to hint towards a different field of relations and a knowledge politic premised on unknowability and the radical potential of the subjugated to foster new imaginaries of the human fluid enough to  ...  Ever increasing computational power, combined with almost limitless data, has led to a turning point in the way artificial intelligence assists, judges, and cares for humans.  ...  towards engaging the issues and concerns present in the HUMAN project.  ... 
doi:10.1075/idj.25.1.05mor fatcat:7lnd4vhqwfddhgtvnzshppviyy

Searching for the yet unknown: Writing and dancing as incantatory practices

Kate Mattingly, University of Utah, United States, Kristin Marrs, University of Utah, United States
2021 Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice  
During the spring semester of 2021, the history and dance studies courses were online and asynchronous; the ballet classes met in a 'hybrid' model: classes were held in person, with students given the  ...  As two ballet dancers and university educators, we began this collaborative research with a shared belief in ballet and writing as liberatory practices and a desire to confront pedagogies that rely on  ...  The history and dance studies courses were designed to be inclusive and accessible for asynchronous online learning.  ... 
doi:10.53761/1.18.7.12 fatcat:hevkccm66nghla2sdsjl4p32va

2.2 Michel Butor's La Modification Addressing the Unknown [chapter]

2019 Because of You: Understanding Second-Person Storytelling  
Moreover, in his text vous is not a self-controlling mechanism but reflects the apostrophe towards an unknown addressee who refers to the uncertainty of his own status at the level of character and refers  ...  The second person qualifies as a functional device in the rhetoric of self-discovery, designating the perspective of the unknown and reflecting a troubled consciousness by showing the distance between  ... 
doi:10.14361/9783839445372-009 fatcat:jnwtb4vl25gkrbezyvu5i4hbnu

A door to the unknown: crossing boundaries through picturebook art

Katarzyna Smyczyńska
2016 Issues in Early Education  
This paper engages with the question of the ethical implications of, and artistic imagination in picturebooks.  ...  The juxtaposition of the two books that share the themes of visiting and hosting, of confronting otherness, and of cultural prejudice indicates differences in their narrative and artistic potential.  ...  or leaned towards him.  ... 
doi:10.5604/01.3001.0009.4844 fatcat:7qr5zcjr7ngtfmttkj3dwwi6ki

Uncertain Archives: Approaching the Unknowns, Errors, and Vulnerabilities of Big Data through Cultural Theories of the Archive

Daniela Agostinho, Catherine D'Ignazio, Annie Ring, Nanna Bonde Thylstrup, Kristin Veel
2019 Surveillance & Society  
By focusing on the notions of the unknown, error, and vulnerability, we reveal a set of different, albeit intertwined, configurations of archival uncertainty that emerge along with the phenomenon of big  ...  in recent years that big data technologies, and the archives of data they accrue, bring with them new and important uncertainties in the form of new biases, systemic errors, and, as a result, new ethical  ...  article and Merl Storr for her meticulous proofreading.  ... 
doi:10.24908/ss.v17i3/4.12330 fatcat:rqm34qdwercfxovgl6v3ndn7um

From Rust: Growth, Decay and the Unknown in the Prints of Petr Herel

Ella Morrison
2022 Annales Universitatis Paedagogicae Cracoviensis. Studia de Arte et Educatione  
Herel's preoccupation with the concepts of 'Growth' and 'Decay' works in the face of the notion that printing plates should be a reliable source of repeatedly consistent imagery, instead engaging with  ...  examinations of the subject matter, composition and themes contained within the Borges Sequel and Tardieu Sequel prints.  ...  Petr Herel's work engages with accident, chance, and the unknown from macrocosm to microcosm.  ... 
doi:10.24917/20813325.14.2 fatcat:7rcpyegkr5hxhfsfsvemmh6zce

"The forms of things unknown": Shakespeare and the Rise of the Live Broadcast

Erin Sullivan
2017 Shakespeare Bulletin  
But whereas Bay-Cheng's discussion of these terms is primarily concerned with the material optics of the camera lens and the way they can unintentionally create a distorted view of the playing space-at  ...  Great thanks are also due to Mary Odbert for her invaluable work as a research assistant and to those who have helped develop my thinking by engaging with my research blog, digitalshakespeares.wordpress.com  ... 
doi:10.1353/shb.2017.0047 fatcat:7pmhq2oqorhypodbhmlxpr3pom
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