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By Alison J. Clarke

Layout Anthropology: item tradition within the twenty first Century.

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These projects slow down the future and its defuturing by prefiguring us in those future moments. They bring together the analytical incisiveness of an ethnographer’s eye with the materializing vision of a designer. They are untimely, in Rabinow’s terms, in that they ‘make visible what is emerging’ by both slowing down the present and speeding us up to that present’s future. References Fry, T. 2009. Design Futuring: Sustainability, Ethics, and New Practices. New York: Berg. Koolhaas, R. 2001. Junkspace.

Durham: Duke University Press. Rohde, D. 2007. S. Army in Afghanistan and Iraq. New York: The New York Times, 4 October. 44 FIGURE 5 BrandX: Louis Vuitton Series Image#1, New York, 2007. Designers: Peter Allen + Carla Ross Allen. FIGURE 6 Skinthetic Redux: Chanel Series Image#4, New York, 2009. Designers: Peter Allen + Carla Ross Allen. Chapter 3 By targeting the needs of groups who are marginalised by conventional design practices, Inclusive Design links to wider social narratives concerning an inclusive society.

Briefing stage, leading the creative process unhindered into spaces that the designers had not previously considered. This research highlighted a number of issues in terms of who the outcome should be aimed at and what technology should be used. In its latter stages, the project focused on the over-70s for whom cost is especially important, as is ergonomics of use, such as the tactility of buttons and easy-toread displays. This group wanted new devices to build on familiar interfaces and the benefits should be self-evident.

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