Designing Economic Cultures is a research project that sets out to investigate the relationship between socio-economic precarity and the production of socially and politically engaged design projects.

The fundamental question the project poses is:
how can designers, who through their work want to question and challenge the prevalent economic system, gain a satisfying degree of social and economic security without having to submit themselves to the commercial pressures of the market?  Read more ›

Construction site for non-affirmative practice

Constructive Dismantling

My Castle Is Your Castle

Visit to the Polish Cooperative Museum

On the 28th June 2011 we organised a guided visit to the Polish Cooperative Museum during which we had chance to speak to a coop veteran and to look at archive materials.

We would like to thank Jan Mencwel for having organised this guided tour for us.