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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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Tomodachi Calling

BY AI KURAHASHI, SEBASTIAN MAYER + NAOKO MAEDA
@ VOL 81 ON APR 27, 2011

Tomodachi Calling is a charity project organized by a group of international friends in Tokyo. All profits from sales are donated to the Japanese Red Cross.
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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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Mommy Made Social Catering

BY SAMER SFEIR
@ VOL 23 ON OCT 21, 2015

Samer Sfeir takes us through the inception and expansion of Mommy Made, a social catering line that has grown to encompass various platforms and activities for women and children in need.

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AOAD - Lean Design though Ingenuity

BY DICK OLANGO
@ VOL 7 ON NOV 18, 2015

AOAD offer Design that is lean through ingenuity in planning, conscious materiality, beautiful form and emotion provoking and effortless spaces, experimental and exploitative. Design that is socially relevant and adaptive to the natural and human fabric. A design that is people focussed.

http://www.aoad.jp/

info@aoad.jp

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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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