Category Archives: research: theory & practice

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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, Textial Design, Fashion Design,

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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, Textial Design, Fashion Design,

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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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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

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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

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Making research more accesible

NYU Wagner hosts a series of talks as part of the 2014 Henry Hart Rice Urban Policy Forum: Neighborhood Inequality and the New Social Transformation of the American City. Back in April, I attended the talk of Robert Sampson, professor

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Making research more accesible

NYU Wagner hosts a series of talks as part of the 2014 Henry Hart Rice Urban Policy Forum: Neighborhood Inequality and the New Social Transformation of the American City. Back in April, I attended the talk of Robert Sampson, professor

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Will Burtin’s Legacy to Information Design

Many has been written about the legacy of John Snow, Charles Minard, William Playfair, Jacques Bertin, Otto Neurath, and even Ladislav Sutnar to information design, but comparatively very little has been said about the work of Will Burtin. He was

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Will Burtin’s Legacy to Information Design

Many has been written about the legacy of John Snow, Charles Minard, William Playfair, Jacques Bertin, Otto Neurath, and even Ladislav Sutnar to information design, but comparatively very little has been said about the work of Will Burtin. He was