A design history of the COVID-19 virus

Paul Rodgers, Fernando Galdon, Craig Bremner

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Abstract

The Covid-19 crisis and the designed interventions we have catalogued in this book appear to prove definitively that design does care. We have documented this as it evolved every day from the 1st of January 2020 to 31st May 2020 inclusive. As the cover and back cover, influenced by the work of Sean Clarke, Antonio Voce, Pablo Gutierrez and Frank Hulley-Jones at The Guardian’s 100 days project, illustrate, we look at all of this care and caring from the point of view of design and, by the sheer volume of design interventions we have documented, illustrate that design is good in a crisis.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLancaster
PublisherLancaster University
Number of pages307
ISBN (Print)9781862203907
Publication statusPublished - 2020

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