Category Archives: design research

The Future of Education: Co-founder Wanted.

An expressive light blue image of 3 floating mannequin heads with Coletividad symbols into their forehead.

This 5 minute post is intended to share with you, in a pragmatic way, something already in the making and how I will create the Future of Education.

(Follow the founder Julio Fontes at LinkedIn)

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Philippe Starck Partners With Intelligent Generative Design

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Philippe Starck Partners With Intelligent Generative Design to Co-Create His Next Masterpiece for Kartell

Article by Raymond Deplazes

Made in China

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A  great design resource with surprising products, not to mention the chinese taste. However if they produced it, is because there is a demand .

The right question is “What China don´t manufacture?”

Visit: Made in China

Why Truly Accessible Design Benefits Everyone

Universal Design is better for all humans, not just the disabled

Illustration by Raquel Kalil

WWhen I became paralyzed at the age of 15, I learned to live by hacking. Can’t walk anymore? Hack ambulation with a wheelchair.

15 or so years later, I live more or less independently. I drive my own car and I live in a house. I even dress and feed myself. But I still rely on hacks every day. To drive my own car, it needed to be hacked with hand controls. To live in a house, it needed to be hacked with ramps. And when hacks don’t work, I have to absolutely and completely rely on the kindness of strangers. I don’t know if you’ve met many strangers, but I wouldn’t say they’re all kind.

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Google has a secret design library. Here are 35 of its best books

The company’s industrial design team shares a handful of titles from its studio library, which is curated by team members.

Article from Fast Company 

 

The Augmented Designer from Core77

Resultado de imagem para Core77

 

Designers are poised to enter a new realm where Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) will redefine the design process.

By Emily R. PellerinAugust 30

Article at Coroflot

10 Must-Read Books on Anthropology in Business and Design

In 2011, when I first began my career as a researcher in the context of business and design, I knew almost nothing about the field I had decided to work in. I lacked a basic understanding of how products are designed, how businesses work, and how to work with people in this world.

What I did know was that my anthropology training was highly relevant, but I needed to learn as much as I could to supplement it. I devoured every possible resource I could on these topics, from websites and blogs to journals and books. Doing so helped me effectively transition into being a researcher in industry, translate my skills to non-anthropologists, and do my job with passion and success. I felt less like an impostor and more confident in myself.

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