Catherine Dixon

To hell with mediocrity – adventure beckons!

TYPO Berlin 2016 Beyond Design | Thursday, 12 May | 3:00 pm | Show | English

As designers are encouraged to refocus on the thinking underpinning design, some thoughts in this talk on the importance of thinking-through-doing and articulating the value of ‘workmanship’. In reconnecting with where things have come from there are opportunities to assemble and share understanding with the communities we are designing for. And in seeking unexpected adventure within the commonplace, perhaps it is still possible to hope in design as a culturally-consequential agent of change.

Catherine Dixon

Catherine Dixon

Designer, Writer, Teacher (London)

As designers are encouraged to refocus on the thinking underpinning design, some thoughts in this talk on the importance of thinking-through-doing and articulating the value of ‘workmanship’. In reconnecting with where things have come from there are opportunities to assemble and share understanding with the communities we are designing for.…

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