15 interviews from designers + 6 Essays by current design educators
A succession of design educators has contributed to the formation of Swinburne’s communication design program, motivated by their sense of the possibility in design. Placing students in industry for a year of professional learning has provided a consistent litmus test for the effectiveness of the program. Maintaining strong links to the design industry has served to sharpen its vocational relevance. Design history and theory components have challenged students to understand the interaction between their individual actions and goals as designers and the larger socioeconomic, cultural and political structures within which design operates.
IdN Extra 09: Red Thread discuses with you the importance of education in the design industry. See how a well-known design program has forged a network of designers who have been studied in the program or contributed to it as industry employers or student mentors, and its impact on the creative economy and society.
Size: 210mm(w) x 270mm(h)
Pages: 128 pages
Adit Wardhana | Alex Ward | Anthony Nelson | Bianka Voigt | Daniel Peterson | Deanna German | Felicity Mitchem | Frankie Ratford | Jack Mussett & Dan Evans | John Wilson | Michael Mcmahon | Sash Fernando | Shivani Tyagi | Stephanie Mulder | Wade Jeffree | Carolyn Barnes | John Bassani | Andrew Kean | Bridgette Engeler Newbury | Keith Robertson | Simone Taffe | Nicki Wragg
About IdN Extra:
As a continuation of its mission to amplify and unify the global design community, IdN is publishing a series of special editions (entitled IdN Extra) that explore in-depth a particular theme or project.