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

contact / suggestions

To find out more about the project, to let us know about an inspiring practice or for any other reason, please contact Bianca Elzenbaumer and Fabio Franz at bravenewalps (at) gmail (dot) com or leave a comment by using the box below.

One Response to contact / suggestions

  1. nick axel on 14/03/2012 at 12:47 pm


    I’m emailing just to say that the topic of your website is great, and I really am looking forward to delving into it more!!! I just found out about it through a friend on twitter (via @____thenomad) and I’ve already shared it with a few friends of mine. Maybe until later..!