Communication as Design

  title={Communication as Design},
  author={Mark Aakhus},
  journal={Communication Monographs},
  pages={112 - 117}
  • Mark Aakhus
  • Published 1 March 2007
  • Art
  • Communication Monographs
Design is an activity of transforming something given into something preferred through intervention and invention. An interest in design reflects a concern for creating useful things and the process of creating useful things. Design is a way to understand communication and an approach for investigating the social world from the standpoint of communication. This claim has implications for theorizing communication ‘‘problems.’’ A central puzzle that people face, from a design perspective, is how… 

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