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Looking ahead: Design Practitioners-Researchers

“The Dancing Traffic Light” project (2014) is an example of applied research. The company Smart created an interactive crossing light to increase the number of pedestrians waiting for the light to change at intersections. The project reflects an understanding of

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Looking ahead: Design Practitioners-Researchers

“The Dancing Traffic Light” project (2014) is an example of applied research. The company Smart created an interactive crossing light to increase the number of pedestrians waiting for the light to change at intersections. The project reflects an understanding of

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The Elephant of Design Education

A few weeks ago, I attended an excellent talk by Jonathan Zimmerman as part of NYU Center for the Advancement of Teaching. The talk was based on research about the evolution of undergraduate teaching in the United States, presenting key

elephant

The Elephant of Design Education

A few weeks ago, I attended an excellent talk by Jonathan Zimmerman as part of NYU Center for the Advancement of Teaching. The talk was based on research about the evolution of undergraduate teaching in the United States, presenting key

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Learnings from medical information design

The work produced by Dr. Frank Netter is a good example of well-conceived information design that shows how effectiveness is not related to the use of sophisticated tools. Netter was both a doctor in medicine and a graphic artist who

netter

Learnings from medical information design

The work produced by Dr. Frank Netter is a good example of well-conceived information design that shows how effectiveness is not related to the use of sophisticated tools. Netter was both a doctor in medicine and a graphic artist who

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An Introduction to Design Research in Valencia (Spain)

Last week I enjoyed a few days in Spain teaching design research to teachers from the Escola D’Art i Superior de Disseny de Valencia (EASD). Around 80 teachers and experienced professionals from Graphic Design, Product Design, Textile Design, Fashion Design,

easd

An Introduction to Design Research in Valencia (Spain)

Last week I enjoyed a few days in Spain teaching design research to teachers from the Escola D’Art i Superior de Disseny de Valencia (EASD). Around 80 teachers and experienced professionals from Graphic Design, Product Design, Textile Design, Fashion Design,

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Urban Visual Inconsistencies

Earlier today I was walking around the old town in Valencia, where I’m teaching a course, and found a very interesting situation captured in the above photo. I walked out from the train station and something caught my attention, something

signs

Urban Visual Inconsistencies

Earlier today I was walking around the old town in Valencia, where I’m teaching a course, and found a very interesting situation captured in the above photo. I walked out from the train station and something caught my attention, something

information

The Power of Information

Much has been written about the current information age, how we are information overloaded, and have access to tonnes of data and information everywhere, and how all that information is making us feel anxious and confused. At the same time,

information

The Power of Information

Much has been written about the current information age, how we are information overloaded, and have access to tonnes of data and information everywhere, and how all that information is making us feel anxious and confused. At the same time,

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Adopting a Team Approach

Watching the FIFA World Cup made me realise the key role of each member in a team to have good performances and successful results. In a football match, most of the time, we only see eleven players running up and

team

Adopting a Team Approach

Watching the FIFA World Cup made me realise the key role of each member in a team to have good performances and successful results. In a football match, most of the time, we only see eleven players running up and