Abstract: This paper, through the study of theories including; ‘the unitive world’, ‘chaos theory’ and ‘actor network theory’ describes an idea in which everything is interdependent. Firstly, it outlines the implicit complications for designers. Before moving onto suggest and discuss possible design solutions, utilising design thinking and alternative design methodologies. The paper then concludes by discussing how we measure success and how this can be incorporated into our understanding of design in the unitive world.
Key terms: The unitive world, chaos theory, actor network theory, interdependency, jiji muge hokkai, spider-web, network, diagram, mapping, ANT, SPIDER, meritocracy, money, measuring success, religion.