Although design infuses every object in the material world and gives form to immaterial processes as well, it is only recently that design itself has become the focus of intellectual debate. In Design Discourse, Victor Margolin gathers together a body of new writing in the emerging field of design studies. The contributors argue in different ways for a rethinking of design in light of its cultural significance and its powerful position in today's society.Rhetoric. of. Neutrality. l)The essay was originally presented as a paper at the first Information Design Conference, held at Cranfield, England in December 1984. ... And then to move on from this close criticism of examples to discuss the larger social and political dimensions present, ... work in visual rhetoric: aquot; Informative assertions are interlarded [durch- setzt] with rhetoric to a greater or lesser degree.
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