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Abstract submission postponed AIS/Design History and Research #13 “Social Design. Design and common good “

Please note that the call for abstracts deadline for # 13 of «Ais Design. History and Research entitled “Social Design. Design and common good “, initially scheduled for the 15th of July, 2019, is extended to the 9th of September, 2019.
For the terms of sending the proposals and the possible interpretations of the topic, please refer to what has been already published.
The call intends to collect contributions that analyze the theme of design and the “common good” in the many variations and nuances which the topic was lent during the twentieth century.
The call intends to analyze not only, or not so much, the re-reading of established and best-known cases, but re-examining the theme of social thinking of the many experiences (both in public and in the private sectors) that have been made, tried and tested, in Italy as in other countries.
Therefore, the intent is not to historicize social design (which is then a pretentious definition), instead to try to define it in a historical perspective and in particular what are the foundations on which today practices attributable to the “common good” base themselves.
So the intent is to collect critical and theoretical reflections, cases, protagonists of the past which today would be useful to refer to.

Questo articolo è stato pubblicato in AIS/Design Storia e Ricerche, Call for papers, Open

Chiara Lecce

Chiara Lecce received her MA in Interior Design (2008) and her PhD in Interior Architecture & Exhibition Design (2013; with the thesis: “Living Interiors in the Digital Age: the Smart Home”) from the Politecnico di Milano. Since 2008 she has been engaged in teaching activities, in History of Design classes and Interior Design studio, at the Design School of the Politecnico di Milano, collaborating with professors Giampiero Bosoni and Ico Migliore. Since 2013 she has been managing editor of the scientific journal PAD (Pages on Arts and Design) and member of AIS/Design (Italian Association of Design Historians). She is the author of several articles featured in various design journals. She is currently research fellow and lecturer at the Design Department of the Politecnico di Milano, with a focus on exhibition design history and methodologies. In 2016 she was a tutor within the H2020 European project “Design for Enterprises”. Since 2009 she has been collaborating with the Franco Albini Foundation and with other Italian design archives, while continuing to work as a freelance interior designer.

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