Cameron Tonkinwise Cameron Tonkinwise is the Professor of Interdisciplinary Design at the School of Design, University of Technology, Sydney. He returned to Australia after a decade in North America holding the positions of Director Doctoral Studies at School of Design, Carnegie Mellon University, Associate Dean Sustainability at the Parsons School of Design and Co-Chair of the Tishman Environment and Design Center at the New School in New York City. Cameron has a background in continental philosophy of technology, but the focus of Cameron’s current research and teaching is sustainable design, service design and sharing economies. With colleagues at Carnegie Mellon University, he has been developing Transition Design, a collection of techniques for design-enabled multi-stage change toward more sustainable futures.
  • Democracy must be Defended, by Undemocratic Design Specifications A version of Part I was presented at a talk given at Nottingham-Trent University in June 2017 at the invitation of Professor Tom Fisher. Part II is based on notes for a final lecture to 1st Years at CMU School of Design before my departure back to Australia, a few weeks after Trump’s Election at […] No responses April 16, 2018
  • Prototyping Risks when Design is Disappearing The following takes inspiration from Liz Sanders and Pieter Jan Stappers’ recent metahistorical editorial article which periodizes design as: 1980s – expert discipline-specific design of products on the basis of market research 2010s – interdisciplinary designing of interactive experiences on the basis of participatory research through practice 2040s – generalized co-design of sustainable systems [21] […] No responses April 12, 2015