Assistant professor Laura Forlano featured in Diseña

Diseña is a peer-reviewed, biannual, and bilingual publication by the Escuela de Diseño of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile that promotes research in all areas of design.

In the current issue, Design-Led Research Into Matters of ConcernLaura Forlano, assistant professor at IIT Institute of Design is interviewed and she shares what designers can learn from the critical thinking the social sciences have developed for decades: challenging key terms, overturning narratives, and being critical about the way new technologies are being framed and presented. She points out that because each new technology will inevitably fail, designers might be more effective if they think of people not only using technology, but also having to take care of it.

Read the full interview