Mieke Gerritzen on Fri, 16 Jul 2010 18:33:52 +0200 (CEST)

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<nettime-ann> Just out: Everyone Is A Designer In The Age Of Social Media by Mieke Gerritzen and Geert Lovink

Press Release

Everyone Is A Designer In The Age Of Social Media 
By Mieke Gerritzen and Geert Lovink

Published by Bis Publishers
ISBN: 978-90-6369-227-8

Everyone Is a Designer in the Age of  Social Media presents the Choice Generation of 2010. Looking back at the first edition of  Everyone Is a Designer in 2000, when we proposed the idea of democratization of design, a decade later this programmatic statement has become reality. We are designing our social lives, make our own choices, and create it all together! This book signals a new aesthetic movement of collaborism: a combination of socially, technologically and economically driven systematically generated visuals. A hierarchy of levels and layers, pulldown menus, buttons and blogrolls that give us access and possibilities to create visuals using style sheets, templates, renderings and frameworks for the look & feel of today’s design.

Contributions by Matthew Fuller, Alexander Galloway, Peter Lunenfeld, Ellen Lupton, Lev Manovich, Koert van Mensvoort, Metahaven, Rick Poynor, Ned Rossiter, Bruce Sterling, Clay Shirky, McKenzie Wark



More Information:

BIS Publishers
Het Sieraad
Postjesweg 1
1057 DT Amsterdam
The Netherlands
T +31 (0)20 5150230
F +31 (0)20 5150239

Thanks to:
Graphic Design Museum
Institute for Network Cultures

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