Jeffrey Bardzell, Jay Bolter, Jonas Löwgren
Criticism is an integral part of the ongoing knowledge construction that is embraced in the more mature design disciplinesarchitecture, industrial designand in the arts. Critics interpret, contextualize, interrelate, abstract, and question the artifacts of design to clarify opportunities for designs to improve everyday life and to explore the ways in which designs deliver on this promise. In doing so, they feed an ongoing dialogue between design and criticism, through which knowledge grows for the benefit of practitioners, scholars, and the general public. Interaction design, in general, does not really accommodate criticism and the role of the critic, with some…
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