Category Archives: design research

Design Harvesting with Full Grown

Full Grown Ltd grows trees into shapes. Initially concentrating on furniture production like chairs, tables.

It´s one of the design futures and connects many concepts like circular economy, sustainability, biomimetics.

How far are we from growing our environment and all the possible objects?

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Design Consultant Network

The MURAL Design Consultant Network is a global community of leading independent consultants, agencies, and facilitators deeply committed to fostering creative innovation and work transformation. They are constantly working to bring Design Thinking practices to their clients and leverage MURAL as a visual workspace to enhance their creative collaboration and bridge the gap between in-person workshops and ongoing, remote collaboration in the cloud.

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Sciences du Design Journal

*Sciences du Design* is a peer-reviewed French language international
design research journal. We welcome French-speaking design research as well
as international design research submitted in French.

This issue no. 07 includes a special issue on “Design Management” co-edited
by Guillaume Blum (Laval University, Canada) and Véronique Cova
(Aix-Marseille University, France) with 4 papers:

> Blum, G. & Cova, V. (2018). Le design management en discussion. Sciences
du Design, 7,(1), 21-27.
https://www.cairn.info/revue-sciences-du-design-2018-1-page-21.htm (full
open access right now)

> Borja de Mozota, B. (2018). Quarante ans de recherche en design
management : une revue de littérature et des pistes pour l’avenir. Sciences
du Design, 7,(1), 28-45.
https://www.cairn.info/revue-sciences-du-design-2018-1-page-28.htm (full
open access right now)

> Glaubert, D., Nyffeler, N. & Bergeron, L. (2018). Le design management
dans les PME : une cartographie pour diagnostiquer les pratiques. Sciences
du Design, 7,(1), 46-55.
https://www.cairn.info/revue-sciences-du-design-2018-1-page-46.htm (full
open access in 2 years)

> Berger, E., Ocnarescu, I. & Pain, F. (2018). Design et stratégies
d’entreprise : première étude pour modéliser les dynamiques d’engagement
dans un projet de recherche. Sciences du Design, 7,(1), 56-68.
https://www.cairn.info/revue-sciences-du-design-2018-1-page-56.htm (full
open access in 2 years)

This issue no. 07 includes also 2 original articles on various subjects:

> Aucompte, Y. (2018). Design graphique comme pratique critique ? Étude de
cas à partir d’un poster de Stefan Sagmeister. Sciences du Design, 7,(1),
71-85. https://www.cairn.info/revue-sciences-du-design-2018-1-page-71.htm

> Gauthier, P., Proulx, S. & Hamarat, Y. (2018). L’esthétique de la santé
publique : essai d’analyse réaliste des qualités de l’expérience de
services. Sciences du Design, 7,(1), 86-103.
https://www.cairn.info/revue-sciences-du-design-2018-1-page-86.htm

This issue no. 07 includes also 2 visualisations:

> Sabatier, F., Correia, A. & Skoli, A. (2018). Vi(c)e organique. Sciences
du Design, 7,(1), 11-15.
https://www.cairn.info/revue-sciences-du-design-2018-1-page-11.htm

> Borgenheimer, L. (2018). Communication et démocratie participative :
budgétisation participative à Malles Venosta. Sciences du Design, 7,(1),
16-19. https://www.cairn.info/revue-sciences-du-design-2018-1-page-16.htm

Sciences du Design has a hybrid format, with print and digital versions
available in bookstores and online. More info here:
http://www.sciences-du-design.org/index.php/sdd/information/readers

Current open call for papers for issue No. 09 on “Sustainable Development”:
http://www.sciences-du-design.org/index.php/sdd/announcement/view/2

Design Online from Australia

THE FIRST SHOE MADE FROM CHEWING GUM

The soles of these shoes are made from recycled chewing gum
from the streets of Amsterdam.

In the Netherlands 1.5 million kilos of gum ends up on the street every year.
Making it the second most common litter after cigarettes.

By buying these shoes you contribute to the solution, by wearing them you show your support.

Who is Leading the Pack in Design Research and Why?

Where Industry Meets Academia: Who is Leading the Pack in Design Research and Why?

Hosted by the CAA Committee on Design
Chair: Dan Wong
Email: dan@dan-wong.com

Is industry making the greatest contribution and impact to design, or is research in the academy doing it behind the scenes? Is it time for more PhD programs in design?

This panel discussion will span design disciplines. We invite academic design researchers, design practitioners, agency principals, and design entrepreneurs to participate in this discussion of the investment in design research and the establishment of contemporary design thinking, methodologies, and technologies.

The deadline to submit your proposal is August 6th 2017. Please follow the guidelines here: http://www.collegeart.org/pdf/programs/conference/CAA-CFP-2019.pdf.

Proposals (including a title and 250 words maximum) should be sent to dan@dan-wong.com

Please note that a current CAA: Advancing Art and Design membership is required to participate in the conference. However, If you are not a member of CAA at the time you submit the proposal, you can still submit—email CAA Membership Services at membership@collegeart.org or call them directly at 212-392-4430 and they can create a temporary CAA account number so that you can move forward with your submission.

Please see the following list of FAQ for more information:
http://www.collegeart.org/programs/conference/FAQ

The Non-Designer´s Guide to Design Thinking

 

 This book illustrates the key components of mastering design thinking based on the author’s experience at the Institute of Design of Illinois Institute of Technology, one of the most famous Design schools in the world.

The author highlights the difference between the business world and the design world based on his own experience.

His big transition from the logical world of business, as former P&G marketer, to the design world.

His experience helps non-designers learn design thinking by providing comparisons to business protocol.

 

The author categorized the key components of design thinking into 4 parts: 

1. Thinking: Hybrid Thinking 

2. Mindset: Creator Spirit 

3. Process: Human Centered Co-Creation 

4. Environment: Switching to Creative mode through Tools and Space

   In later chapters, the author proposes the framework of how to start a career in the business design world and finally how design thinking might influence your well-being. This book is a compass for you, and and any non-designer, to start mastering design thinking.

In this book you will:

 Understand how non-designers can learn design thinking

 Understand the four components of a design thinker

More information at: http://www.nondesignersguidetodesignthinking.com/