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Exploring Digital Design : Multi-Disciplinary Design Practices - Ina Wagner

Exploring Digital Design

Multi-Disciplinary Design Practices

By: Ina Wagner (Editor), Tone Bratteteig (Editor), Dagny Stuedahl (Editor)

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Exploring Digital Design takes a multi-disciplinary look at digital design research where digital design is embedded in a larger socio-cultural context.

Working from socio-technical research areas such as Participatory Design (PD), Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) and Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), the book explores how humanities offer new insights into digital design, and discusses a variety of digital design research practices, methods, and theoretical approaches spanning established disciplinary borders. The aim of the book is to explore the diversity of contemporary digital design practices in which commonly shared aspects are interpreted and integrated into different disciplinary and interdisciplinary conversations. It is the conversations and explorations with humanities that further distinguish this book within digital design research.

Illustrated with real examples from digital design research practices from a variety of research projects and from a broad range of contexts Exploring Digital Design offers a basis for understanding the disciplinary roots as well as the interdisciplinary dialogues in digital design research, providing theoretical, empirical, and methodological sources for understanding digital design research.

The first half of the book Exploring Digital Design is authored as a multi-disciplinary approach to digital design research, and represents novel perspectives and analyses in this research. The contributors are Gunnar Liestol, Andrew Morrison and Christina Moertberg in addition to the editors.

Although primarily written for researchers and graduate students, digital design practioners will also find the book useful. Overall, Exploring Digital Design provides an excellent introduction to, and resource for, research into digital design.

Prefacep. v
A Common Ground
Researching Digital Designp. 3
Research Practices in Digital Designp. 17
Analytical Perspectivesp. 55
Methods That Matter in Digital Design Researchp. 105
Multiple Perspectives on Design Research
A Matter of Digital Materialityp. 147
On Mobility, Localization and the Possibility of Digital Genre Designp. 171
Unreal Estate: Digital Design and Mediation in Marketing Urban Residencyp. 189
Whisperings in the Undergrowth: Communication Design, Online Social Networking and Discursive Performativityp. 221
Designing for Sustainable Ways of Living with Technologiesp. 261
Epilogue: A Multidisciplinary Take on Digital Designp. 283
About the Authorsp. 287
Indexp. 291
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ISBN: 9781849962223
ISBN-10: 1849962227
Series: Computer Supported Cooperative Work
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 296
Published: 27th August 2010
Publisher: Springer London Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 1.34