In an article entitled “Can Anyone Be a Designer” (the New York Times, Alice Rawsthorn, October 2, 2011) Rawthson writes about “Unnamed,” an exhibition in South Korea curated in absentia by the Chinese artist and political activist Ai Weiwei. The show “explores the role of design in projects with which it would not traditionally have [...]
Note: No animals were harmed during this reflection process.
I recently finished the first phase of research for designing a collaborative system that allows participants the ability to share perspectives of data. As I reflected on the feedback I had received from peers and professors, I realized my strategy of using precedents as a method of communicating my ideas for [...]
An average 6 hour day in our studio class.
The Scanning the Transdisciplinary lecture series came to a close with a fascinating pair of presentations featuring Nigel Snoad and Natalie Jeremijenko.
For those who were not able to attend the second Design Dialogue in the Scanning the Transdisciplinary lecture series, we now have available for you to watch.
We kicked off the launch of the Transdisciplinary Design program with a dynamic dialogue between Anna Valtonen, Rector of Umea Institute of Design, and Yochai Benkler, author of The Wealth of Networks. We’ve got the whole event for you to view.
MFA Director Jamer Hunt takes to the street to see what people are thinking about transdisciplinary design.