Ann Light


is Professor of Design and Creative Technology at the University of Sussex. She works on design for social change and the politics of participation using creative and qualitative methods. She publishes on social innovation, human-computer interaction and cross-cultural methodology, looking at design globally, with experience of research on five continents. She is currently involved in several studies looking at how people dwell together and the impact of present/future design choices.



Last update: June 2016


Articles published on IXD&A:


Troubling Futures: Can Participatory Design Research provide a Constitutive Anthropology for the 21st Century?, pp 81 - 94,



Sharing Economy vs Sharing Cultures? Designing for social, economic and environmental good, N.24, pp. 49 - 62, abstractdownload