Finance As a Design

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development 2016, Vol 3, Issue 3

5 Pages Posted: 22 Jan 2020

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Artur Borcuch

The Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce

Date Written: March 23, 2016


Critical finance approach implies a collection of heterogeneous elements, including finance, philosophy, ethics and art. In this regard design deserves special attention.

Presently, design starts being main theme of contemporary, everyday life. Design is about looking at everyday things with new eyes and working out how they can be made better. Design practice is being affected by far-reaching changes in technology, cultures and markets (economics and finance). Design cannot remain isolated from these wider patterns, especially finance.

The association between design and finance (or more general economics) discovers new areas of research. This perspective causes, that design could be defined as: an economic activity or more general as the translation of the ideas generated by creativity into new products and processes and the shaping (or transformation) of ideas into new products and processes. From the “micro” perspective design is one of the main characteristics of what is an essential determinant of the quality of human life. It affects everyone in every detail of every aspect of what they do throughout each day. From the “macro” perspective, design in a key driver of countries’ competitiveness.

The main purpose of this article is analyze the relation between design and problems solving of financial human existence.

Keywords: finance, design

JEL Classification: G00

Suggested Citation

Borcuch, Artur, Finance As a Design (March 23, 2016). International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development 2016, Vol 3, Issue 3 . Available at SSRN:

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