Celaschi, Flaviano; Celi, Manuela; Formia, Elena; Franzato, Carlo; Imbesi, Lorenzo; Peruccio,
Pier Paolo & Hernandis, Bernabé
A contemporary vision of design needs to be encompassed in the actual mutation of the productive and cultural contexts facing different systems of change. Conceived as a collective work, this introductory paper looks at these changes in the design field by identifying six possible perspectives that, albeit laying on parallel dimensions, present many interrelated aspects: productive, professional, creative, cultural, sustainable, prospective. The conclusive paragraph brings forwards an in depth analisys that offers an engineering vision of design cultures.