On Unprofessionalism

August 2011
Creative Review;Aug2011, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p46
The article presents a reprint of the essay "On Unprofessionalism," by Michael Rock, which was first published in "ID" magazine in 1994 and on the website 2x4.org. Rock discusses the topic of professional certification in design, focusing on the false sense of professionalism and systematization of knowledge pertaining to the graphic design industry. A critique is leveled against certification that it only stultifies design and ensures that a single-value system remains in place.


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