Jorge Frascara Jorge Frascara is Professor Emeritus of the University of Alberta, Honorary Professor of Emily Carr University, Fellow of the Society of Graphic Designers of Canada, and member of the Editorial Boards of four journals. He has held leading positions at the University of Alberta, Icograda, the ISO, the Society of Graphic Designers of Canada, the Graphic Design Education Association (USA) and the Canadian Standards Council. He has published ten books and more than 50 articles internationally, and has lectured and made presentations in more than twenty-five countries. He now lives in Vancouver, Canada, and consults on information design.
  • Why Evidence-Based Design Design has moved on fuzzy grounds for a long time. Decisions have followed best practices, opinions leaders, “good taste,” aesthetic fads, and personal assumptions about what works and what doesn’t. Since the times of William Morris, through the Bauhaus times, well into the XX Century, and even today, many designers worked all their lives on […] No responses April 12, 2015
  • Design as Collective Intelligence Design as an Agent for Change: The Need for Collective Intelligence. We see design as a profession whose aim is the improvement of the welfare of people. To achieve this, the very nature of the problems faced force us to work collaboratively. If one is going to do something important, it’s quite likely one is […] No responses May 1, 2014