Histories of Web Design
What do social, technical and cultural historians propose as ways to make an account of the last decade?
As automated site-design becomes increasingly important, the history of the interweaving of technology and culture up to the point of semantic engineering is mapped out.
Modeling the User
Creativity and usability have often been set up as the two key poles of web design. This panel asks instead for a more sophisticated narrative about the change in understanding of user needs and desires over the last ten years.
Can we redesign work? From economics, sociology and design, key observers and critics of the changing patterns of work in web design will comment on the decade and encourage you to have your say.
The web amplified an explosion of non-professional design. This panel will ask what happens to design once it becomes a non-specialist network process.