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Why agency, why now?...IN design PRACTICE

Designers, like those mentioned earlier in this volume, have been imploring design to be more socially–engaged for decades. So why is agency more important than ever? Because the increasing pressure on our social and environmental systems makes doing good more difficult than ever. The following three projects represent some of the pitfalls, challenges and successes of such work.

A mapping prompt we designed for an EPSCoR strategic planning meeting.


Design Agency, 2nd edition  
Design Agency, 2nd edition