The essay debates the evolution of design by focusing on relationship between design and science in the contemporary era. It presents design researches that show a strong relationship between scientific acquisitions and design, in order to highlight the emerging role of Advanced Design. The author analyses the mediation of design and design philosophy and defines three different levels and scales of this mediation: the instrumental level, where design works as a tool for the communication of Science to a wide audience, the level of experimentation, where design works as an explorative practice in what the future of users could be, and the scenario level were design thinking integrates with acquisitions from different sciences, and turns to society in a systemic way. The essay demonstrates how the Advanced design approach can be a driving innovation factor arises between science and society. Finally, in the ‘Advanced Material Design’ paragraph the author outlines the design process changes in relation to the techno-productive ‘Paradigm of designed materials’, which require the development of a new methodology. Some elements of such methodology are presented through three different case studies: Materialecology, Material Beliefs and Mathieu Lehanneur designs.

Advance design: a renewed relationship between design and science for the future

FERRARA, MARIA RITA
2015

Abstract

The essay debates the evolution of design by focusing on relationship between design and science in the contemporary era. It presents design researches that show a strong relationship between scientific acquisitions and design, in order to highlight the emerging role of Advanced Design. The author analyses the mediation of design and design philosophy and defines three different levels and scales of this mediation: the instrumental level, where design works as a tool for the communication of Science to a wide audience, the level of experimentation, where design works as an explorative practice in what the future of users could be, and the scenario level were design thinking integrates with acquisitions from different sciences, and turns to society in a systemic way. The essay demonstrates how the Advanced design approach can be a driving innovation factor arises between science and society. Finally, in the ‘Advanced Material Design’ paragraph the author outlines the design process changes in relation to the techno-productive ‘Paradigm of designed materials’, which require the development of a new methodology. Some elements of such methodology are presented through three different case studies: Materialecology, Material Beliefs and Mathieu Lehanneur designs.
Advance Design Cultures. Long-Term Perspective and Continuous Innovation
9783319086019
9783319086026
material design; studies of future; Radical innovation; Scientific Acquisitions; Design Evolution; Design Experimentation; Scenarios; Advanced Design
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