Journal topic: Culture

The influence of culture on contemporary design is a complex affair but the significance of cultural value translated into products has long been relevant and is often the component that defines the meaning and points of distinction. If one is to consider a wider definition of product such as the term artifact (the product of man) then the historical and anthropological nature or objects can be more clearly observed.

The subject of literacy is one of great importance to all societies and cultures concerned with the Idea of advancement. Over the decades and millennia the preoccupation with literacy manifest in institutions of education and business models that require the brightest of the bright to maintain their competitive advantages.