Temes de Disseny is a scientific publication born from the research anxiety and vocation of Elisava Research. Annually since 1986 the school makes the journal available for the readers. The publication addresses from an analytical perspective a great variety of subjects related to design’s connection with fields such as culture, communication, technology or economy from an analytical perspective.
The 40th issue of Temes de Disseny for design practitioners, educators and theoreticians to reevaluate the role of the contemporary designer through three distinct layers: ethics, theory and practice. In “ethics” we wish to consider the designer’s role vis-a-vis complex questions and their application throughout the various venues of design. As design theory has immerged to form a new sub-discipline, we call for papers highlighting its contribution both to broader, classic theoretical dilemmas as well as et me practice-related. Finally, we wish to include practical case studies dealing with the designer’s role in society through ‘real life’ scenarios, presenting design processes involving all venues of design practice.
This new issue will be published with open access, peer-reviewed and indexed content. Temes de Disseny is a journal that locals and foreign designers can use to share their knowledge internationally. We call for papers (original journal articles, state-of-art reviews, design case studies or pictorials) to gather knowledge regarding the following generic topics: