New communication design: New models, agendas, strategies

Steane, Jamie (2010) New communication design: New models, agendas, strategies. In: ConnectED 2010 - 2nd International Conference on Design Education, 28th June - 1st July 2010, Sydney, Australia.

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Abstract

The colliding forces of the digital age and the global economic downturn have accelerated change within the creative industries from an upbeat evolution into a stark revolution as client budget cuts can no longer support both new and old media models. Whilst business analysts and creative thinkers search for new models of art, media and design practice in emerging theories such as 'cultural convergence' and 'long tail economics', and public organizations seek to implement new design agendas to stimulate change, is it time that design educators sought to reexamine their own theory and practice? With a particular focus on the field of (visual) communication design, this paper describes a research project that examines the impact of the digital age on design and design education through a series of qualitative interviews with key creatives and educators from renowned international design agencies and …

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: design education, design pedagogy, design practice
Subjects: W200 Design studies
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > Design
Depositing User: Paul Burns
Date Deposited: 08 Jan 2019 11:21
Last Modified: 08 Jan 2019 11:21
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/37509

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