Updated! The published article is here!
A couple of months ago, I was asked to write an article for RISD Views, RISD's alumni publication, on the shifting role of design.
There are many good definitions of “design,” which have been expanding, shifting, sifting and most of all changing rapidly, along with the rest of the world. But how is industrial design, in particular, changing, and what is happening both at RISD and within the design profession itself?