Circular Design for Recovery

Ulla Reabild Design School Kolding, BA Fashion & Textiles We teach circularity, but how to understand circularity as something outside resistance full loop models? The fashion industry claims circularity is possible through regenerating fibers. What might that entail from a design or from a manufacturing perspective? And how can we influence the recovery process throughContinue reading “Circular Design for Recovery”

Marks to Meaning

Paige Williams Art Academy of Cincinnatti, 1st Year Experience BA This is a project for a first-year communication experience design course. The students were asked to first create 50  squares of 4’  x 4’ as source materials.  For 25 squares, students were instructed to draw marks in as many ways, with as many different materialsContinue reading “Marks to Meaning”

Beautiful Strangeness

Jana Macalik Toronto Metropolitan University, BA Interior Design 4th Year In this full-term project, fourth year interior design students were tasked to developed an exhibition about a global issue that they cared enough about to educate or expose others to.  The aim of project was for students to explore design within the context of socialContinue reading “Beautiful Strangeness”

Packaging Design Week 1, day 1, hour 1

Eric O’Toole Pratt Institute, MS Packaging, Identities, and Systems Fall 2021 This exercise was designed for first year, first semester graduate students. Each student was provided with a bottle, a container, a clamshell and other complex, but mundane packages. These were all common objects, void of any applied graphics. The students were brought through aContinue reading “Packaging Design Week 1, day 1, hour 1”

Towards a Creative Education System in Ireland

Mary Hawkes Greene Burren College of Art We convened representatives of the entire Irish education system for a 3 ½ day immersive engagement at the Burren College of Art, a professional Art School. We facilitated a large group of participants using creative methodologies that are loosely based on Theory U (Otto Scharner), to enable deepContinue reading “Towards a Creative Education System in Ireland”