Ocula (http://www.ocula.it) is pleased to announce the call for
papers: “Semiotics for Design: how to teach it?”
Submission of the essays: 20 SEPTEMBER 2016 < NEW DEADLINE
Notification of acceptance, rejection or revision request: 15 October 2016
Scheduled Publication: 30 November 2016
Accepted languages: Italian, English,French
*Semiotics for Design: how to teach it?*
Editors: Michela Deni (Université de Nîmes), Salvatore Zingale
(Politecnico di Milano)
Semiotics has been inserted in industrial design university programs since
twenty years and more. In Italy, courses in semiotics can now be followed
at Milan Polytechnic, IUAV in Venice, Bologna University, ISIA in Florence
and Urbino, and other universities and higher education institutions.
Techings in semiotics can also be found in European and American design
schools. Continue reading →
Curiosity Labs recently conducted exploratory research among the design research community to identify key opportunities and challenges we face as practitioners.
Around 200 researchers, designers, product managers and thought leaders contributed from Stanford d.school, CMU, Google, Apple, Adidas, IBM, Dropbox, Tesla, Sonos and many other companies, start ups, non-profits and academic institutions.
We identified 5 key themes along with innovative companies and individuals leading the change.
I am consistently fascinated by designers and businesspeople who think outside the box, artists who see the world just a little differently, and the tools they use in their work. What does that have to do with this blog? We'll see.