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Critical Theory and Participatory Design

@inproceedings{Bowen2010CriticalTA,
  title={Critical Theory and Participatory Design},
  author={S. Bowen},
  year={2010}
}
Critical Theory (via critical design) could enable designers and users to devise products and systems with radically different roles and functions. A challenge for participatory design is how designers’ and users’ understanding of the ‘space of possibilities’ may limit what is designed. In suggesting provocative alternatives, the conceptual designs produced by critical design may allow designers and users to explore a broader ‘space of possibilities’ and develop innovative products and systems… Expand

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