Volume 24, Issue 1
  • ISSN 0142-5471
  • E-ISSN: 1569-979X
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Considering the current demands for the inclusion of diversity in most sectors of society, how to contemplate the question of place of speech in the discursive dimension of graphic/information design? This article presents a brief conceptual panorama of the relation between discourse and place of speech. In order to better understand this relation, we consider it both within the theoretical and practical scope of graphic/information design. At first, the poststructuralist influence on graphic design is presented and, then, the notion of place of speech is discussed, drawing attention to its uses and contradictions. Finally, the importance of giving a place to speech is highlighted, and heuristic orientations towards the discursive dimension of contemporary graphic/information design are proposed.


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  • Article Type: Research Article
Keyword(s): criticism; discourse studies; graphic design; information design; theory
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