Assistant Professor Fernando Carvalho discusses design education in the 21st century at the 2021 IDSA International Design Conference

Author: School of Design
September 22, 2021
IDSA International Design Conference
Photo Credit: School of Design

In an essay focused on critical design, mass-production, planned obsolescence, sustainability, and the Anthropocene, Assistant Professor of Industrial Design Fernando Carvalho discusses the human's influence on the current state of the planet, and the ways in which design has contributed to aggravating the environmental and human crisis. Prof. Carvalho presented this work, titled "Designing on the Edge of Civilization" in the 2021 International Conference of the Industrial Design Society of America. 

For more information, see the link to the conference's website.