The Design Ethnography Process (created by the #DE2012 group)

Posted by on Apr 9, 2012 in Ethno Thinks | No Comments
The Design Ethnography Process (created by the #DE2012 group)

As part of the workshop for the Experience Research 2 module, our group organized a “DE tour” with which we tried to give our client an insight into what Design Ethnography is, how it works, and how it can lead to new opportunities for them. We organized 6 stations around the college and at each ...

Reflection IN action // Bringing me closer to the process

Posted by on Dec 2, 2011 in Ethno Thinks | No Comments

In this module we have focused most of our discussions and exercises around three main concepts: strategy, process, and design – particularly what it means to be a 2.0 designer. I often talk about the idea of process and this essay has lead me back to the concept of process in design. I recently read ...

Re-language the world…

Posted by on Nov 21, 2011 in Ethno Thinks | No Comments

On thursday this week John Wood, Emeritus Professor of Design at Goldsmiths, University of London came to talk to us about Synergies in design. His research is currently focused on meta-design and attainable Utopias. In his talk, he spoke about synergies and this idea that synergy offers abundance without needing additional resources. He brought up Buckminster Fuller. He said that Fuller thought ...

The molekular structure of an idea – turning my understanding of the design process into something tangible

Posted by on Nov 17, 2011 in Ethno Thinks | No Comments

This week we have been talking quite a bit about the design process and also about the importance of being able to visualize and communicate to others our process and to get something tangible out of the intangible (to evolve from a 1.0 designer to a 2.0 designer). In a summarizing task, Tom Inns, Dean ...