By Stuart Walker

Stuart Walker’s layout paintings has been defined as life-changing, inspiring, irritating and ferocious.

Drawing on a very different variety of assets and trained through artistic perform, Design for Life penetrates to the guts of contemporary tradition and the malaise that underlies today’s ethical and environmental crises.

The writer argues that this malaise is deep-seated and basic to the trendy outlook. He indicates how our preoccupation with technological development, progress and the long run has produced a constricted view of lifestyles – one who is either harmful and self-reinforcing.

Based on over twenty-five years of scholarship and artistic perform, he demonstrates the important significance of solitude, contemplation, internal progress and the current second in constructing a distinct path – person who appears squarely at our present, precarious state of affairs whereas providing a good, hopeful means ahead – a fashion that's compassionate, context-based, human scale, ethically stimulated and significantly creative.

Design for all times is an intensely unique contribution that may be crucial interpreting for layout practitioners and scholars. Written in a transparent, obtainable variety, it is going to additionally attract a broader readership, particularly someone who's serious about modern society’s emerging inequalities and environmental failings and is seeking a extra positive, balanced and considerate course.

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