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We are take a break from organising Social Design Talks while we pursue other projects. But don’t go away! One of these projects is ProtoPublics. Otherwise called Developing participation in social design: Prototyping projects, programmes and policies, this is a project … Continue reading

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Social Design Talk 12: Rewarding Social Design – INDEX Design to Improve Life

Date & time: Friday 20th September, 6pm Venue: The Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, Victoria & Albert Museum Speaker: Liza Chong, Strategy and Development Director, INDEX: Design to Improve Life (read more about Liza here) Respondent: Jeremy Myerson, Director, The Helen … 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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