Category Archives: design practice

Design School Imaginaries in Neoliberal Times

Tuesday 6 June 1730-1900 University of the Arts, 272 High Holborn   Panel: Dr Johanna Boehnert, University of Westminster/EcoLabs Dr Jamie Brassett, Reader and Course Leader, MA Innovation Management, Central Saint Martins, UAL Professor Guy Julier, University of Brighton/Victoria and … Continue reading

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Reflections on Brexit design: how will it function in and out of Europe?

Twenty-five years ago, I ran a series of talks at the Leeds City Art Gallery called ‘Design into Europe’. 1992 was the watershed year of the Maastricht Treaty that would lead to the creation of the Euro. And on 1 January … Continue reading

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Brexit design: how will it function in and out of Europe?

Friday 3 February, 2017 1830-2030 Victoria and Albert Museum, London Clore 55 The Brexit referendum has caused economic and cultural turmoil. What does this mean for European and British design? Is there a distinctly European design culture and, if so, … 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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Design Culture Salon 19: How does the design studio support emergent design practices?

Friday 19 February, 6:30pm, Clore 55, Victoria and Albert Museum  For many designers and design educators, the studio still forms the key site for design practice and learning and is often said to facilitate creative processes, not least collaboration and making. Our … Continue reading

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