We are facing a pandemic of  ‘designed stuff’ and we have reached a contamination point, a crisis for Design. Why are we not more pertubed and disturbed, why are we so complacent and tolerant? Should we not be calling for a guerrilla war against ‘designerism’, antiviral campaigns against the design establishment or do we need a revolution to cut the ties with the hero’s of 20th Century Design?

The diagnosis is not making Design better, but making Design matter!

Read the whole story in the new issue of David Report called ”Time to Rethink Design”. Written by David Carlson and Brent Richards.

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    Mar 25, 2010

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  4. Nick Gall says:

    Apr 1, 2010

    Surprised that the book “Design is the Problem” by Nathan Shedroff is not mentioned. A very similar message.

  5. Shari Swan says:

    Apr 2, 2010

    I always love your reports, David.
    Thanks for the amazing initiative and a lovely Easter read.

  6. How refreshing to FINALLY read something that reflect my viewpoint. I am waiting for the new “modern movement” where people return to whats important, and gain awareness.

    What would be your advice to a young designer who is eager to make a change, but faces the challenge that for now, my boss is still driven by the bottom line.

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