A World in Flux. Introduction

Steven Faerm
2020 Cuadernos del Centro de Estudios en Diseño y Comunicación. Ensayos  
The present state of the world is in flux. Globally, communities and individuals are experiencing tremendous change, instability, transition, mobility, and uncertainty. Amidst this tenuous future, how are artists, designers, and educators responding? How can we prepare and strengthen our future through pragmatic or theoretical means? What is the role of design, the designer, and design education in such pronounced states of flux? It is with this desire to examine, question, and propose new
more » ... hts into the current global state of flux that we present our journal. The authors consider the contemporary landscape from diverse perspectives and offer speculations and insights in pedagogy, student development, design education, entrepreneurship, economics, design systems, globalization/localization, sustainability, commercial media, sociology, and design practice/ industry
doi:10.18682/cdc.vi78.3668 fatcat:ebgdtd6sjbedxp6krum5d4rqm4