Design Futures – Wie sieht die Zukunft des Designs aus?

Questioning the existing boundaries and purposes of design as a professional discipline and academic research area.

Envisioning design as a driving force to co-create desired futures – design that is committed to transformation, innovation and impact.

Proposing a future-oriented design practice (new roles, methods and mindset) for designers to tackle more complex problems.

Researching practices of designers, the ways in which design is produced and the effects of design upon the end user.

Practice

Hacking Utopia – #OPENCARE FOR SOCIAL & DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGE

Coaching Session an der UdK Berlin The future of our welfare and healthcare system in a demographically changing society is one of those burning topics for which we need new strategies and solutions. In an experimental project format product design students (UdK Berlin) were asked to address those problems that demand collaborative and participative design approaches. This project is in collaboration with the Edgeryders community, who are involved in a…

Visiting the MA Design Futures at Goldsmiths

Design Thinking and social innovation 2016

Guest lecture: Teaching students how to write as a designer

FH Münster – Master Kommunikation & Information – Design Research course

Design thinking and Social Innovation

MA Design Futures Goldsmiths University 2015 – London

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Future Flux

Future Flux inspires, gets involved, researches and develops new ideas for much needed social change and social innovation.

MySocialCity – co-creating the city

Our aim is to bridge the gap between city government and citizens. We focus on a better interaction between
citizens and the city government including participatory workshops and research projects.