The Shadow Side of Human Centered Design


What do Victor Papanek and Ted Kaczynski (Unabomber) have to say about the power of design? Our intentions are typically good: we seek positive outcomes by designing meaningfully and deliberately, but sometimes even the most well-intentioned strategies darken.

Designers intend to create for the whole human experience, but tend not to. Dr. Melis Senova discusses the suppressed part of design and invites us to explore the practice with participants sure to leave with perspectives challenged.

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Format: Solo
Event Type: Session
Track: Design