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

Designers’ Inquiry on-line until the 20th June 2012 – please fill in the questionnaire


Designers’ Inquiry, a survey by the Construction site for non-affirmative practice on the socio-economic condition of designers today is on-line. Check the link for details. Or go directly to the on-line survey in English or Italian. It takes about 15-20 minutes.

Spread it widely please.