That the term Design-Art arose, became a popular buzz-phrase and came to represent a widely vilified genre in a period of less than ten years is remarkable. Yet it wasn’t all bad. When given the chance to teach a class on object-making at the boundary of design and sculptural practices revisiting and re-framing Design-Art became a central concern.
As some of you will know, a debate has been unfolding on the Twittersphere among journalists and designers about the issue of designers pay. The debate became known by the codename assigned to it by twitter users: #Milanuncut. This post offers a collection of links to articles relevant to the debate and adds some additional thoughts.