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Ayla Newhouse

Designer, Ayla Newhouse Design in Toronto

Dating by Design

PRESENTED ON NOV 07, 2012
IN TORONTO @ VOL 18

Ayla Newhouse is a designer, social entrepreneur and creative consultant. Blending humour with practical advice and wisdom, she applies the tools, strategies, methods and ideas of some of history’s greatest designers to the often-challenging realm of human relationships. Dating by Design is her first self-published book that aims to help the reader navigate the complexities of modern love to improve the quality, health and durability of their relationships.

"Presentation of the Day" on July 1, 2013. 

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The Future: Thinking About Design

BY KATIE HILL
@ VOL 5 ON MAY 19, 2010

Katie Hill and her presentation "The Future: Thinking About Design," recorded at PKN Leeds Vol. 5 earlier this year.

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Furniture Design

BY NATHAN DAY
@ VOL 1 ON OCT 09, 2011

A presentation by Nathan Day on furniture design.

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Design and Technology

BY DIANA ARRAMBIDE
@ VOL 14 ON FEB 28, 2012

Diana Arrambide of Everywhere Studios shares her ideas on the role of advanced technology in the field of design, and how it affects the work of designers -- do designers need to be software users? This presentation is in English.

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Dutch Design

BY BEN VAN DER STEEN
@ VOL 6 ON FEB 02, 2012

Ben is CEO of Geesa, a Dutch company that has produced bathroom and toilet products since 1885, and in this presentation he tells the story of how he joined the company. A passion for design is what drives Ben, and his journey lead to a line of products by Dutch design superstar Marcel Wanders. (in Dutch)

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The Design Walkin

BY ZAHRA EBRAHIM
@ VOL 16 ON JUN 14, 2012

The Design Walkin -- a project created by Zahra Ebrahim (ArchiTEXT.inc) and Ken Chong (The Baitshop Inc) -- is a drop-in clinic created to make design and design advice accessible to the general public. ‪(in English)  ‬

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Searching for Good Design

BY JACOB ANTONI
@ VOL 27 ON NOV 05, 2013

Jacob Antoni, an architect and designer who recently moved from Berlin to Toronto, shares his search for what constitutes good design by drawing from his own design projects and the obstacles and opportunities they have presented towards discovering functional, beautiful and simple design. 

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Evolution of Process and Design

BY RON SEMEL
@ ARCHEX PECHAKUCHA SESSION ON NOV 07, 2013

Ron Semel has a simple rationale for integrating process and design: if it doesn't break, you don't know what to fix. He starts off with the evolution of motocross, wanders through architectural design, and ends up at robotics. Even the design of his presentation seems to have a process to it!

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All Criticism\\All Design – a Constellation

BY HUBERT MATT
@ VOL 4 ON FEB 27, 2014

Hubert Matt, philosopher, artist and lecturer of University of Applied Sciences, Vorarlberg’s field »Arts & Science« explores the relationship between criticism and design. He gives us a glimpse behind the complex term criticism and it’s various forms in the field of design. (In German) 

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Celebrating Local Design

BY UEPPA!! DISEÑO
@ VOL 9 ON OCT 12, 2012

Eva Giraldo and Karolina Tobon are two young designers-turned-entrepreneurs who hold a periodical design fair for local creators to sell their products. (In Spanish)