Design and Its Discontents: Queering “Design Capital-ism”. 41–51.
The essay takes a queer-critical look at design discourses, particularly concerning the topical designation of Helsinki as “design capital of the world”. Engaging with so-called antisocial theory, the essay questions our familiar/familial narratives of reproductive futurism in design, a field traditionally devoted to the construction and maintenance of Nation, Home, Family and Capital. The design field, the essay argues, continues to have designs on us all.