Designing for Transforming Practices: Maps and Journeys

Trotto, A. , Hummels, C.C.M. , Levy, P. , Peeters, J.P.A. , van der Veen, R. , Yoo, D. , Johansson, M. , Smith, M. & van der Zwan, S. (2021). Designing for Transforming Practices: Maps and Journeys. Eindhoven, the Netherlands: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven.

⌈Résumé⌋ This collection of infographics is a visual journey through the development, the application, and the communication of our approach in designing for transforming practices. This is a collection of perspectives: how do we view and shape societal transformation through a dialogue across different standpoints? While the work is grounded in design research as the driving tradition of knowledge production, the collection embraces multiple kinds: disciplinary, cultural, social, and organisational perspectives. It respects the systemic nature of the act of transforming. The purpose of the upcoming pages is not to propose clear-cut solutions regarding how to achieve societal goals, but rather to sketch a landscape of learnings, experiences, and opportunities for a specific kind of transformation to happen. One could see this collection as a teaser for a bigger journey through uncharted territories of transforming practices. Buckle up and we hope you enjoy the journey.

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