When we seek to understand what defines a culture—the worldview and behaviors that give it its unique characteristics—we must examine its principles and methods of design. The ways
people live—the structures they build and inhabit, how they
commune and worship, as well as the art and artifacts they
create—are given form and meaning by the patterns expressed
through various modes of design. Culture shapes design and,
in turn, is shaped by design.
By tracing the influence of culture on design—and vice
versa—we also observe how our ASID Annual Awards
honorees will impact the design and cultural landscapes
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As we look back on the historical relationship between design and
culture, ASID Annual Awards winners are shaping the future.
By Stephanie Clemons