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PechaKucha Presentation

The Importance of Social Factors in Design Research

PRESENTED ON MAY 22, 2015
IN MANILA @ VOL 5

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

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Design Against Crime

BY SPIKE SPONDIKE
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 09, 2009

Can the design of shop furniture, products, packaging, retail space large and small, display areas, security procedures, retail management and the myriad of other factors in this environment – even the experience of shopping itself – reduce shoplifting and improve ambiance without turning a small newsagent or a large department store into Alcatraz?

DAC is a socially responsive, practice-led research centre located at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, University of the Arts London

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Social Design in Japan

BY HIROYUKI ONO
@ HEINEKEN STAR LOUNGE ON MAY 15, 2013

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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Transcendental Meditation Research and its Applications in Social Welfare Programs

BY SCOTT LARY
@ VOL 8 ON JUL 25, 2013

Scott Lary talks about the benefits of transcendental meditation. From prison inmates to the health of care givers, the positive effects are astounding.

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mMAS Design & Research

BY JESSICA GARCIA FRITZ
IN SIOUX FALLS

Jessica Garcia Fritz, co-founder and partner at mMAS Design + Research, has worked and studied in different locations in the United States and Europe. Jessica presents how mMAS utilizes Facebook, Google+ and Drop Box to collaborate with other groups that would not typically work together due to geographical constraints.

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Discovering and Experimenting

BY JENNIFER SIGNAROLI
@ VOL 2 ON OCT 17, 2014

Jennifer Signaroli is a designer and speaks about her work's methodology. Responsibility, flexibility and curiosity are features developed over the years through several experiences: academic research, collaborations with foreign countries, experience as a product manager. Strong sensitivity for researching innovative materials and for experimenting new technologies usually used in other areas contribute to the continuous expansion and upgrading of skills.

 

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2015 A Research Perspective

BY GAVIN B SULLIVAN
@ VOL 23 ON DEC 01, 2015

Gavin B Sullivan looks back at 2015 and his research perspective on the year!

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Growing Tasty Futures

BY SANTINI BASRA
@ VOL 28 ON JUL 06, 2016

Andthen is a design led futures research studio, interested in how changing values, and social shifts will influence the immaterial and material designed environment. Growing Tasty Futures is an ongoing series of workshops produced in collaboration with Odd Studio and The University of Glasgow. Running the workshops with urban growers, academics and policy makers, they aim to engender a discussion around the role of Urban Growing in future local food networks, help participants visualise future scenarios and help define strategies for realising the created futures.

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Maps as a Tool for Perception

BY GABRIEL GIANORDOLI
@ VOL 18 ON MAY 18, 2017

Gabriel Gianordoli discusses humanizing data through mapping - and how maps can be used as a tool to reflect data in different perspectives in this PechaKucha presentation for NYCxDesign.

Gabriel is a designer and developer from Brazil, currently based in Brooklyn, NY. He has worked with both print and digital media, with experiences ranging from editorial to UX design. His work is focused on information design and interaction. He is currently a Creative Researcher at The Office for Creative Research, a hybrid research group working at the intersection of technology, culture, and education.

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Costumes From Fit to Stage

BY SARAH BELL
@ VOL 4 ON APR 05, 2018

Research. Discovery. Literature. Creativity. 

These are the factors that drive Sarah Bell, costume designer wth the Whitefish Theatre Company. At times, Sarah's skills need to be as various as her motivations. Costumes define characters. To discover that definition, it takes a talanted person with a creative vision, as well as someone who must often achieve feats of engineering to make that vision come to life,