The in-between: An experimental venture into the position of the designer

Susana Cámara Leret, Bas Raijmakers

Abstract


Increasing interdisciplinary collaborations between art, design and science, draw attention to the need of elucidating the position of the designer. Here this stance is identified as an in-between position, characterised by its exploratory nature, which contributes to the experimental practice of design as a whole. This interstitial position for design, is furthermore identified as an empowering one, which can open up doors to novel opportunities and outcomes, by enabling designers to engage within the processes that construct meaning.

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