Chicago Graphic Design Club (1)

Date
Jun 9, 2022
Description
Book Talk
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We’re excited to once again welcome Matthew Wizinsky for a talk and workshop on his new book from MIT Press, Design After Capitalism (2022)
Wizinsky will give a brief discussion on the book ‘Design after Capitalsm’ followed by a mini-workshop on some of the key ideas. The workshop will emphasize the practical aspects of the book, engaging participants with guidelines for shifting design approaches at the scale of the project, the practice, and the discipline. Plus, postcapitalism memes!
You can view the previous talk that he did with us here.
To learn more about the book and its contents, check out the Design After Capitalism website.

About speaker

Matthew Wizinsky is an Associate Professor in the Ullman School of Design at the University of Cincinnati; a PhD researcher in Transition Design at Carnegie Mellon University; an Associate Editor for the design journal Visible Language; Principal Designer of the consultancy studio junglecat; and author of Design after Capitalism. He has over 20 years of professional experience in graphic, interaction, exhibition, and user experience design and also practices strategic foresight as a consultant for organizations very large and very small.

What you can expect to learn

  • What does ‘Design after Capitalism’ mean?
  • How can ideas from this book be put into practice today?
  • How can you use these guidelines in your own work?

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