The purpose of the letter was to stimulate activities which, by discussing the relationship between democracy and design, clearly express in a propositive and proactive way our concern in the design world over the de-democratizing process currently underway.
DDP is a contribution that the Politecnico di Milano Design Department has decided to make to the constellation of initiatives that are quite autonomously taking, or planned to take, place in various parts of the world. The idea is that by gathering them together and giving them greater visibility it may be possible to increase their cultural and political impact.
To start with, we are asking for your email address: it will remain part of your profile and can be modified in future.
To these basic functions can be added other reflection and research activities to be determined at a later stage.
Our commitment is to produce and manage this platform for 6 months and at the end of this period to produce a synthesis of what has actually occurred.