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Funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The Graduate Institute for Design, Ethnography & Social Thought at the New School incubates advanced transdisciplinary research and practice at the intersection of social theory and design and fosters dialogue on related themes across the university.

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Anthony Dunne

Anthony Dunne is University Professor of Design and Social Inquiry at The New School and a partner in the design studio Dunne & Raby which uses design as a medium to stimulate discussion about the social, cultural and ethical implications of existing and emerging technologies.

ANTHONY DUNNE is University Professor of Design and Social Inquiry at The New School and a partner in the design studio Dunne & Raby. Between 2005-2015 he was Professor and Head of the Design Interactions program at the Royal College of Art in London. His work with Fiona Raby uses design as a medium to stimulate discussion and debate amongst designers, industry, and the public about the social, cultural, and ethical implications of existing and emerging technologies. 

Anthony is the author of Hertzian Tales (1999, 2005) and co-author, with Fiona Raby, of Design Noir (2001) and Speculative Everything (2013). Projects include Technological Dream Series, No 1: Robots (2007), Designs For An Over Populated Planet: Foragers (2010), The United Micro Kingdoms (2013), and The School of Constructed Realities (2015).

Dunne & Raby's work has been exhibited at MoMA in New York, the Pompidou Centre in Paris, and the Design Museum in London, and is in several permanent collections including MoMA, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and the Austrian Museum of Applied Arts.

Anthony was awarded the Sir Misha Black Award for Innovation in Design Education in 2009. In 2015, Dunne & Raby received the inaugural MIT Media Lab Award.

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