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Alt.Econ: how does design create alternative economies in contemporary culture?

V&A Design Culture Salon in collaboration with Department of Design History and Theory, University of Applied Arts Vienna 26 January 2017, 6pm- 8pm Angewandte Innovation Lab, University of Applied Arts Vienna http://www.ailab.at/   From BitCoin to Timebanks, the emergence of alternative systems … Continue reading

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News: On design and making in China and Season 5

A video of the Salon for 22 April 2016 that was held at London’s ICA with the title of ‘On design and making in China’ is now available to view on YouTube. I’m hoping to get some of audio recordings of recent Salons … Continue reading

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Reflections on Design Culture Salon 21 ‘Queer Craft…?’

Queer Craft…? 20 May 2016 The brevity of the title for Design Culture Salon 21 — ‘Queer Craft…?’ — belies the complexity of putting these two challenging concepts and practices together and the volume of discussion that this act generates. … Continue reading

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Design Culture Salon 21: Queer Craft…?

20 May, 6:30pm, Clore 55, V&A Queer Craft…? Queer has a double meaning: both as an umbrella term for marginalised identities and also as a deconstructive technique. When coupled with craft which also has a fluid meaning, the subject area … Continue reading

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Design Culture Salon 20: What are the values of design and making in China?

Friday 22 April, 2 – 4 pm Studio Institute of Contemporary Arts The Mall London SW1Y 5AH PLEASE NOTE THE DIFFERENT VENUE AND TIME FOR THIS SALON How is the maker movement changing design sensibilities in China? What new models … Continue reading

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Shenzhen Salon

What are the values of making and makerspaces? Thursday 17 March, 2016, 3pm-4:30pm Hosted by SZOIL Sino-Finnish Design Park International Conference Room (B4-113, No.3 Shihua Road, Futian Bonded Area, Futian District) What are the values of making and makerspaces? Further … Continue reading

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Reflections on Design Culture Salon 19: How does the design studio support emergent design practices?

About 20 years ago, a group of undergraduate design students I was teaching in Leeds gave a presentation about their idea of the design studio of the future. It was relentlessly utopian in a kind of beachworld, surfer-dude way. They … Continue reading

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