Tag Archives: social design

This Human Book – – How to Be the Person Designing for Other People

This Human Book

This Human was published by BIS to critical acclaim in April. The author is Dr. Melis Senova, a pioneer in human-centered design. She was a featured speaker at SXSW this year where she discussed her book and the motivations behind its creation. Her presentation set record attendance and her books sold out. This Human focuses on people who are determined to have impact with their work and what it means to be human in this time of rapid change and shift.

She is the founder of her own global strategic design consultancy, Huddle, and a highly-regarded and enterprising thought leader. Her vast business experience, underpinned by a Ph.D. in Human Factors (human-centered design), sees her focused on reshaping the super systems of the future. This reshaping is essential to ensure we address the complex challenges facing humanity and the planet.

Dr. Senova believes we can change our realities by changing our minds. Based in Australia, Dr. Senova is also the founder of Huddle Labs, a research capability innovating the definition of value in a post-capitalist society; Huddle Academy, a school focused on building creative problem solving capabilities for individuals and organizations; and Huddle Foundation, a platform that curates the connection between designers, philanthropists and social enterprises. Huddle has worked with global institutions including ING Bank, Suncorp, and Bupa as well as the New South Wales and Victorian governments to implement value-based systems for people and build the next generation of organizations and government.

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Submit design work for the book The Design of Dissent

Seeking submissions for an expanded edition of Rockport’s classic title:

THE DESIGN OF DISSENT by Milton Glaser and Mirko Ilic, first published in 2005.

Graphic design addressing social and political issues.

If you are a graphic designer, send your work until April 10th.

Curated by Milton Glaser and Mirko Ilic.

More info about the book: http://www.miltonglaser.com/news/993/the-design-of-dissent-socially-and-politically-driven-graphics

More information about submission: http://mirkoilic.com/DesignOfDissent-Forms.pdf

Research partner required – urban agriculture project

Please respond directly to: silvio.caputo@PORT.AC.UK

Dear all,
I am part of a consortium that is planning to submit a research proposal on urban agriculture. under SUGI - Urban Europe call (http://jpi-urbaneurope.eu/calls/sugi/).
The call asks for consortia to include extra-European partners (only USA, Quatar, Argentina, 
Brazil-state of Sao Paolo, Chinese Taipei, Japan and Turkey). 
We had an American partner who just withdrew and we are urgently looking for a replacement. 
The (first stage) proposal must be submitted on March 15th.

Can anyone help?

Best regards
Silvio

3D printing prosthesis and the brazilian market

3D Printing

Great article about brazilian developments in the field of #3D Prosthetics hands in Brazil. Like other Bric countries, high technology prosthesis are not affordable by a large number of population and are not designed to their “reality”. Therefore, there is a great need of low cost prosthetics and a huge market demanding this sort of solutions.

Read the article at “Women in 3D Printing” – Specialist Maria Elizete Kunkel”

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