Information design and the world that comes before us

Sage Publications Inc
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Visual Communication, 2009, 8 (3), pp. 303 - 316
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Technology or art? The practice of information design occupies an ambiguous position in relation to these very different approaches to making. Heidegger's critique of the metaphysical concepts of being, spatiality and mood provides fertile ground for developing an understanding of the way in which 'information design as technology' conceals. The ethical imperative for an alternative conception of information design is explored.
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