Some nice thinking in the same spirit of "Creativity 2.E": (click image to engarge)
"Uday Dandavate, principal of the participatory design agency Sonic Rim, and faculty member of the Danish 180º Academy, just wrote a thought-provoking post on the Anthrodesign Yahoo! Group arguing that it is important for designers to incorporate MacroDesign concepts and top-down thinking in their approach."
"If I follow the evolution of the field of design, I do believe that
we have borrowed concepts and inspiration from a variety of fields
including architecture, psychology, sociology and anthropology. In
continuation of my earlier post on scaling design, I have been
wandering around (intellectually) to search for new inspiration and
concepts that would help me develop my ideas about taking design at a
more strategic and mass scale. I think I have found some direction and
want to share it with you, so that together, we can help define new
directions, ideas, tools and language for what I now propose to call
"There is some learning for us and a great opportunity to take Design to a strategic level, if we study the evolution of these two types of economics. Design Education, in my view should incorporate MacroDesign concepts, especially at graduate level. I do believe that organizations that operate at higher levels such as governments (local and national), International development agencies (such as UNDP, WHO, UNESCO), international consortiums of global corporations and many such macro level organizations would benefit from professionals specializing in using design and innovation as a macro level thinking process."
Read the full post at Putting People First