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Hiroyuki Ono

greenz.jp in Tokyo

Social Design in Japan

PRESENTED ON MAY 15, 2013
IN TOKYO @ HEINEKEN STAR LOUNGE

Hiroyuki Ono of Greenz.jp -- a web magazine that has been covering social design from around the world since 2006 -- talks about how social design can be used solve social problems in positive ways. (in Japanese with English subtitles)

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Design for Social Innovation

BY YUNO AKASAKA + HINAKO ADACHI
@ VOL 84 ON JUL 27, 2011

A presentation about reconstruction following the Tohoku earthquake. For more details on PechaKucha's reconstruction efforts, please see our Inspire Japan site.

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Design for Social Innovation

BY SAKI IKEDA
@ VOL 97 ON NOV 28, 2012

This presentation reveals what art students and design can do for Tohoku reconstruction. The project lasted 8 months, and had the goal of bringing more people to the Tohoku area, and to also motivate local residents through art. (in Japanese)

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Design for Social Innovation

BY SAKI IKEDA
@ VOL 99 ON JAN 23, 2013

This presentation is by a group of students from the "Design for Social Innovation" class at Musashino Art University, presenting on that very topic. Read more about their projects here. (in Japanese)

武蔵野美術大学 視覚伝達デザイン学科の生徒の皆さんが東北地方のためにデザインができることをテーマにプレゼンテーションをしてくれています。

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The Importance of Social Factors in Design Research

BY BIRDIE SALVA
@ VOL 5 ON MAY 22, 2015

Birdie Salva shares how social changes should inform product and service design.

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Bikes Tackling Environmental, Social & Economic Challenges

BY ANNE BEDOS
@ VOL 8 ON JUL 22, 2015

Anne Bedos is the founder and manager of Rothar. Rothar uses bikes to tackle environmental, social & economic challenges in Dublin. It creates local solutions to global issues through the promotion of sustainable urban transport with cycling. The creation of employment and training opportunities for marginalised individuals is central to the enterprise.

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Use for Fun: Collaborative Social Design

BY DANNY KHOURY
@ VOL 23 ON OCT 21, 2015

Danny Khoury and Rim Ismail created their dream job by setting up a platform that allows them to address social issues through holistic design based on user, form and function. Through a collaborative approach, they engage with illustrators, photographers and designers to produce original creations.

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Konnekt and Social Enterprise

BY JOB JANSWEIJER
@ VOL 16 ON JUL 06, 2016

Job Jansweijer designed a game with which children in isolation in hospitals still can play with other kids. They can play different sorts of games that can be applied to the glass windows between them and the rest of the world. Job will share his vision on social entrepreneurship and how to design something that serves the need of people. 

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Diseño social y ecosustentable

BY CARLOTA DURAN
@ VOL 12 ON OCT 14, 2016

Carlota Duran nos presenta el trabajo realizado con Teja Verde, rescatando las raices e identidad de un territorio.

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Journey from Social Worker to Interior Designer

BY MARY MANSFIELD
@ VOL 7 ON NOV 01, 2016

Mary Mansfield explores the path that led her from one seemingly different career path to another, yet identifies the similarities between the two.