Helping designers to work outside of hierarchies: Towards a scholarship of "design meshworking"
Journal article, 2011

This article outlines some features of a proposed research field that studies “meshworked” design processes. Starting out from a Deleuze- and DeLanda-informed analysis of economic life, the text outlines the “meshwork” as a mode of organisation that differs from the traditional organisational hierarchy. The article then contrasts a traditional design organisation with examples of meshworked design projects, and concludes with a brief note on the potential of future studies of “Design Meshworking”.


Karl Palmås

Chalmers, Technology Management and Economics, Entrepreneurship and Strategy

Otto Von Busch

University of Gothenburg

Swedish Design Research Journal

2000-964X (ISSN)


Driving Forces

Innovation and entrepreneurship

Subject Categories

Business Administration

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