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Reflections on Alternative Exchange: how does design create alternative economies in contemporary culture?

Within the cool interior of the Angewandte Innovation Laboratory in Vienna (26 January 2017), this Salon unfolded in multilayered ways. This reflects the multiple sites, publics and processes through which alternative exchange systems take place, making them often allusive but … 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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Reflections on Design Culture Salon 12: Is innovation overrated and what is the role of design here?

A select group gathered in Clore 55 for this pre-Christmas discussion in which we buried innovation with a stake through it and then resurrected it in partial glory. If ever there was a perfectly shaped, end-to-end debate, then this was … Continue reading

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