From Applications to Implications: Designs for Fragile Personalities in Uncertain Times with Anthony Dunne.
Anthony Dunne is professor and head of the Design Interactions Department at the Royal College of Art in London, and a partner in the design practice Dunne & Raby. In his lecture, Dunne will discuss projects that illustrate new design roles, as well as contexts and methods for debating the social, cultural, and ethical implications of existing and emerging technologies- The New School
Professor Anthony Dunne is head of the Design Interactions Department at the Royal College of Art. He is also a partner in the design practice Dunne & Raby.
He studied Industrial Design at the RCA before working at Sony Design in Tokyo. On returning to London he completed a PhD in Computer Related Design at the RCA. He was a founding member of the CRD Research Studio where he worked as a Senior Research Fellow. He also taught in Design Products where he jointly led Platform 3.
His work with Fiona Raby uses design as a medium to stimulate discussion and debate amongst designers, industry and the public about the social, cultural and ethical implications of existing and emerging technologies.
Their projects have been exhibited and published internationally and are in the permanent collections of MoMA and the Victoria & Albert Museum. Dunne & Raby have worked with Sony UK, Panasonic, France Telecom and the Science Museum. Anthony and Fiona have written several books including Design Noir (Princeton Architectural Press) and Hertzian Tales (The MIT Press).