Markus Caspers

Markus Caspers
Hochschule Neu-Ulm · Department of Information Management (1)

Doctor of Philosophy

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Introduction
Markus Caspers currently works at the Department of Information Management (1), Hochschule Neu-Ulm. Markus does research in Computer and Society, Design Science and Industrial Design. His current project is 'Transformation Design – Creating Futures by Design as a Social Practice'.
Additional affiliations
September 2017 - present
Folkwang Universität der Künste
Position
  • Lecturer
Description
  • Design Theory, Design Sociology
September 2009 - June 2020
Hochschule Neu-Ulm
Position
  • Professor (Full)
Description
  • Design Practice and Design Theory; Editorial Design, Photography (pictorial codes, pictorial concepts); Design Research; Design & Social Change, Semiotics
March 1989 - March 1995
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
Position
  • Lecturer
Education
May 2006 - September 2009
University of Duisburg-Essen
Field of study
  • Design Science
March 1982 - March 1988
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
Field of study
  • Fine Arts and Fine Arts Education; German Language and Literature

Publications

Publications (4)
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Introduction to Project "Transformation Design – Creating Futures by Design as a Social Practice"
Book
For a long time, car design was considered to be anonymous, the designers stood in the shadow of the perception of the design. This richly illustrated book captures the origin of a profession and maps the development of car design based on the career biographies of over 200 selected designers who contributed to the design of cars and many different...
Book
History and theory of automotive Design are underdeveloped. And that though cars are the most produced, talked about and photographed consumer products since the early 1950ies. This book interrogates the struggle between design ethics and doctrines in contrast to the production and marketing induced doctrine of "styling". It draws the historic line...
Thesis
Das Automobildesign gehört zu den wenig bearbeiteten Feldern innerhalb der Designgeschichte und der Designtheorie. Das ist umso eklatanter, als die Prozesse moderner, industrialisierter Gestaltung im Automobildesign zuerst entwickelt und perfektioniert werden und damit ein Designverständnis vorweg nehmen, das erst gegen Ende der 1960er Jahre in der...

Projects

Project (1)
Project
What is "design" in Transformation Design? What can design do as a social practice? The project aims at exploring opportunities for a new design approach in practice and education.