n Image & Text : a Journal for Design - The filter : a product for rural South Africa

Volume 2010, Issue 16
  • ISSN : 1020-1491



According to Chochinov (2010:6), '[f]rom Victor Papanek's to John Thackara's , from Buckmister Fuller's to Bruce Mau's , there has been a perennial desire to drive home the imperative of design for social good.' The first aim of this article is therefore to document a South African design project that focuses on social good and the impact the outcome could offer a very large segment of society through improved water quality.

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