About the Book: The Routledge Companion to Design Studies
Since the 1990s, in response to dramatic transformations in the worlds of
technology and the economy, design a once relatively definable discipline,
complete with a set of subdisciplines has become unrecognizable. Consequently,
design scholars have begun to address new issues, themes and sub-disciplines
such as: sustainable design, design for well-being, empathic design, design
activism, design anthropology, and many more.
The Routledge Companion to Design Studies charts this new expanded spectrum and
embraces the wide range of scholarship relating to design theoretical,
practice-related and historical that has emerged over the past four decades.
Comprising forty-three newly commissioned chapters,