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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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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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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.

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Life Design: Mentoring to end social poverty

BY ANDREW DELLIS
@ VOL 45 ON AUG 15, 2017

Andrew Dellis thinks of social change as something people want to do with their time, like getting fit, or having a great holiday. He left academia and found in mentoring a way to massively disrupt how we do social change. Would you donate an hour a week to end social poverty?

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Design Evolution

BY MARK DEYOUNG
@ VOL 4 ON APR 26, 2018

Mark DeYoung offers a polemic for a different kind of design.