Monthly Archives: June 2014

Review: (Social) Service Design at the RCA

Image taken from ‘Urban Recipes: a citizen engagement project in Bath’ by Iban Benzal Although the main intention of this Mapping Social Design project has been to assess the state of research in social design, we have also met an … Continue reading

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Social Design Rant 5 — Cameron Tonkinwise: Social Design & The University in the Age of Neoliberalism

As part of our Expert Workshop, we asked participants to each make a 4-minute rant on a designated topic. We are blogging the text of some of them, with thanks to their contributors. The third of these is by Cameron Tonkinwise, Director of Design … Continue reading

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Event: Social Design Futures – HEI Research and the AHRC

Wednesday 9th July, 4.00 – 5.30pm Room 55, British Galleries, Victoria & Albert Museum Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2RL Since November 2013 we have been undertaking a review of social design research and practice to help AHRC plan its future … Continue reading

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Social design rant 4 — Ezio Manzini

As part of our Expert Workshop, we asked participants to each make a 4-minute rant on a designated topic. We are blogging the text of some of them, with thanks to their contributors. The third of these is by Ezio … Continue reading

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Social design rant 3 — Peter Lloyd

As part of our Expert Workshop, we asked participants to each make a 4-minute rant on a designated topic. We are blogging the text of some of them, with thanks to their contributors. The third of these is by Peter … Continue reading

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Social design rant 2 — James Duggan

As part of our Expert Workshop, we asked participants to each make a 4-minute rant on a designated topic. We are blogging the text of some of them, with thanks to their contributors. The second of these is by Dr … Continue reading

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Speculative Design Brief Response #10

Beijing smog An Amazon drone making a delivery An iPhone App showing Beijing’s air quality as hazardous An in-car air purifier The following is the response of Wezeit editorial team. Wezeit is a Chinese online company aimed at creating social … Continue reading

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