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Report: SDT 16, Designing Social Design Toolkits

This social design talk focused on a staple of the social innovation world: the toolkit, and one toolkit in particular: the Development Impact and You (DIY) toolkit. Designed through a collaboration between a European agency (STBY) and an Indian agency … Continue reading

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Report on Social Design Talk 15: Social Design in the Age of Collaborative Media

Speaker:  Professor Bo Reimer, MEDEA lab, Malmo University Respondent:  Professor Gillian Youngs, University of Brighton MEDEA is a design-led research centre at Malmö University in Sweden, whose academics work with companies, institutions and individuals to investigate the role of collaborative … Continue reading

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Social Design Talk 15 — Social Design in the Age of Collaborative Media

Friday 14 March, 1900h. Seminar Room 1:  Sackler Centre Victoria and Albert Museum, London Speaker:  Bo Reimer, Professor of Media and Communication Studies,Malmö University Respondent:  Gillian Youngs, Professor of Digital Economy, University of Brighton Socially motivated design practices depend to … Continue reading

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Social Design Talk 15 — Social Design in the Age of Collaborative Media

Friday 14 March, 1900h. Seminar Room 1:  Sackler Centre Victoria and Albert Museum, London Speaker:  Bo Reimer, Professor of Media and Communication Studies,Malmö University Respondent:  Gillian Youngs, Professor of Digital Economy, University of Brighton Socially motivated design practices depend to … Continue reading

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Social Design Talk 13 — Design Activism as Social Innovation

Download flyer Date & time: Wednesday 20 November, 1830h Venue: The LVMH Lecture Theatre  (E003) Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design King’s Cross Campus Granary Building, 1 Granary Square London, N1C 4AA Speaker: Thomas Markussen, Kolding School of Design, … Continue reading

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Reflections on Rewarding Social Design – INDEX Design to Improve Life

Social Design Talk 12 Friday 20 September, Victoria & Albert Museum Speaker: Liza Chong Respondent:  Jeremy Myerson ‘There are enough white teacups in the world’ is one of INDEX’s mantras. And coming from Denmark — land of clean modernist lines … Continue reading

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Social Design Talk 11 — Evidence-based programme design in international policy contexts

Speaker:  Dr Derek B Miller, The Policy Lab and UNIDIR Respondent:  Zaid Hassan, Reos Partners Chair:  Dr Adam Drazin Thursday 30 May, 1830-2030  The Darryl Forde Seminar Room Department of Anthropology University College London 14 Taviton Street London    WC1H 0BT … Continue reading

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Talk 10 Designing for Sharing: Report and Reflections

Design for sharing is an enormous, but fascinating challenge. A number of start-ups and initiatives have appeared recently that facilitate peer-to-peer exchange systems. These promote swapping, sharing, bartering, trading and renting over individual ownership. They would include Freecycle, Zopa, Ecomodo … Continue reading

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Lynne Maher/Experience-based design, innovation and the NHS — report

These are challenging times for the NHS. It has some 1.4 million employees. It currently costs around £100bn. to run and it is expected to shoulder £15bn. in spending cuts over the next 2-3 years while also increasing quality. Some argue that … Continue reading

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Mariana Amatullo talk – report

Social design implies a number of features that seem to run counter to the mainstream commercial practices that frame much of design education. Getting graduates ‘industry ready’ often dominates. If design also encompasses developing services and artefacts that make public … Continue reading

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