Category Archives: social innovation

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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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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Design Culture Salon 5 — How Does Design Produce New Publics?

Tuesday 30 April, 1900h-2030h Hochhauser Auditorium, Sackler Centre, V&A How does design produce new publics? Panellists: Adam Drazin (University College London) Lorraine Gamman and Adam Thorpe (Central St Martins) Joe Harrington (Innovation Unit) Noortje Marres (Goldsmiths, University of London) Jana … Continue reading

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