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Publications for Laura Santamaria

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Journal Articles

Boyer, B, Wernli, M, Koria, M, Santamaria, L (2022) Our own metaphor: Tomorrow is not for sale, World Futures, ISSN: 0260-4027. DOI: 10.1080/02604027.2021.2014751.

Santamaria, L (2019) Design Realities: Creativity, Nature and the Human Spirit by Stuart Walker, The Design Journal, 22(6), pp.917-921, ISSN: 1460-6925. DOI: 10.1080/14606925.2019.1661558.

Santamaria, L, Escobar-Tello, C, Ross, T (2015) Switch the channel: using cultural codes for designing and positioning sustainable products and services for mainstream audiences, Journal of Cleaner Production, 123, pp.16-27, ISSN: 0959-6526. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2015.09.130.


Santamaria, L and Kuzmina, K (2020) Service design meets strategic action: Exploring new tools for activating change. In Akama, Y, Fennessy, L, Harrington, S, Farago, A (ed) ServDes 2020, Tensions, Paradoxes + Plurality; ServDes 2020, Tensions, Paradoxes + Plurality. Proceedings of the ServDes.2020 Conference, Melbourne, Australia, pp.633-641, ISBN: 9789179297794.

Hussain, T, Santamaria, L, Kuzmina, K (2020) Circular market-places: exploring retail fashion futures, circular business models and customer participation. In PLATE 2021; PLATE 2021 Conference Proceedings, Virtual.

Hussain, T, Kuzmina, K, Santamaria, L (2020) Re-tail: exploratory design for the marketplace of a circular economy. In Inaugural Conference of the International Society for the Circular Economy (IS4CE2020), Digital.

Santamaria, L (2019) The Fair Energy Mark in the making: framing a citizen-led campaign by participatory design. In A, RODGERSP (ed) Design Research for Change Symposium (DR4C); Design Research for Change, Design Museum, London, pp.357-353, ISBN: 9781862203693.

Santamaria, L, Escobar-Tello, C, Ross, T (2018) Navigating the sociocultural landscape in service design. In ServDes 2018: Proof of Concept, Milan,ISBN: 9789176852378.

Hong, BB, Bohemia, E, Neubauer, R, Santamaria, L (2018) Design for users: The global studio. In 20th International Conference on Engineering & Product Design Education, London, UK.

Santamaria, L, Escobar-Tello, MC, Ross, T, Bohemia, E (2017) Cultural context and service design: developing critical and meaning-making capacity. In Design Management Academy | 2017 Hong Kong | Research Perspectives on Creative Intersections, Honk Kong.

Santamaria, L, Escobar-Tello, C, Ross, T (2015) Switch the Channel: using cultural codes for designing and positioning sustainable products and services for mainstream audiences. In Culture(s) in Sustainable Futures, Helsinki.

Santamaria, L, Escobar-Tello, C, Ross, T (2015) Planet or people? Redefining the ideological position of sustainable design. In EAD 11 - The Value of Design Research, Paris, France.


Laura, S (2001) Santamaria: identity, Art Books International, ISBN: 9780954119904.


Santamaria, L (2020) Design Strategy: Reading 3. It’s all about Con[text]: A Design Semiotics Approach for Managing Meaning-Value in Innovation Processes. In Oswald, L (ed) Doing Semiotics: A Research Guide for Marketers at the Edge of Culture, Oxford University Press, pp.111-132, ISBN: 9780198862116.

Santamaria, D and Santamaria, L (2019) A journey toward Sublime: a reflection on the influence of education values in design practice. In The Graphic Design Reader, Bloomsbury Academic © Damian and Laura Santamaria, pp.234-246, ISBN: 9781472536204.

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