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The organizational theorist Herbert Simon is one of the most important authors in the design field today. His book The Sciences of the Artificial (1969) is considered a milestone in the development of design theory and is extensively quoted by scholars. With this book Simon advocates for the existence of a science of design concerned with “how thin...
Herbert Simon é hoje um dos autores mais importantes no campo do design, e seu livro The Sciences of the Artificial (1969) é considerado um marco no desenvolvimento da teoria do design. Simon defende a existência de uma nova ciência que se ocupa com “como as coisas podem ser”, em contraste com as ciências naturais que estudam “como as coisas são”....
Today, there is a mismatch between the practice and the understanding of ‘design’ inside and outside Brazil. While the meaning of the term began to expand from the 1960's onwards across the world, the effects of a semantic and conceptual restriction are constantly challenging the very notion of ‘design’ in Brazil. This is quite evident due to diffe...
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