Diplomats and Designers

by Ian Klaus

[from a recent feature in the World Economic Forum: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/10/diplomats-and-designers-discuss-climate-change/]

‘Diplomacy and design are both science and art, technical professions that adhere to the rules of politics and physics but celebrate charisma and creativity. The two disciplines are rarely in conversation, lacking common language and institutions. Nonetheless, diplomats and designers increasingly take up the same questions and challenges from terrorism to sustainable development and climate change’. […]