Innovation Constellations as a systems approach to social design infrastructuring

Spencer, Nick, Simmons, Helen, Bailey, Mark, Hemstock, Ollie and Carrion-Weiss, Justine (2022) Innovation Constellations as a systems approach to social design infrastructuring. dmi: ADMC2022: Design as a Strategic Asset: The 23rd dmi: Academic Design Management Conference Proceedings. pp. 297-313. ISSN 2640-4702

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There are constant calls for innovation related to complex social challenges. This includes calls to innovate within government and public organisational structures but expands to include unsustainable relationships and behaviours in public life. Design is often positioned as a capability that can offer new approaches and develop novel interventions with the design project as a key mechanism. Through a case study focused on an Innovation Constellation a discussion is developed about an emerging sociomaterial design infrastrucutring system. The case study presents a complex system of designing that highlights political infrastruturing as significant in supporting a diverse group to bridge the gap between social justice rhetoric and practical action to intervene and influence existing social circumstances.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: 23rd DMI: Academic Design Management Conference : Design Management as a Strategic Asset, ADMC 2022; Toronto, Canada; 3rd-4th Aug 2022
Uncontrolled Keywords: Innovation Constellations, Social Design, Public Good, Infrastructuring
Subjects: W200 Design studies
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > Design
Depositing User: John Coen
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2022 11:38
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2022 13:48

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