More from last year's candidacy, in case it is of help to others who suffer so: a brief listing of readings from the world of ethnography with a special focus on cultural production studies and organizational ethnographic studies. Alcoff, Linda (1992). The Problem of Speaking for Others. Cultural Critique, 20, 5-32. Atkinson, P., Coffey, A., … Continue reading A little light reading: Ethnography edition
For what it is worth: a brief listing of readings from the world of Cultural Production Studies with a special focus on the world of design. Banks, M., Gill, R., & Taylor, S. (Eds.). (2014). Theorizing cultural work: Labour, continuity and change in the cultural and creative industries. Florence, KY: Taylor and Francis. Becker, H. … Continue reading A little light reading: Cultural Production Studies edition
Didn’t we solve this one? The function of practice routines in design thinking. Abstract While design thinking has become a buzz word in industries far outside of the design space, it's application inside the studio remains relatively unstudied (Kimbell, 2011). Current models of ‘design thinking’ make visible the applied process informed by the creative decision … Continue reading Didn’t we solve this one? The function of practice routines in design thinking.
Recently I had the opportunity to contribute an article to Perspectives at EPICpeople.org. The full text can be found here: https://www.epicpeople.org/design-ethnography-practice/ What do you think? How do designers understand research, and how are they designing the future of ethnography?
Design Ethnography and Ethnographies of Designers: An Embedded and Collaborative Approach to the Study of Cultural Producers (Dorland, 2016)