Transdisciplinary Design

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The Rise of Furnishing Public Wealth

| External Partnerships

“Why would any person choose to contribute – voluntarily – to a public good that she can partake of, unchecked, as a free rider on…

Responsibility // Designers and Clients of a System

| External Partnerships

  Although some young adults practice responsible financial decisions, there is a growing young community lacking the financial literacy to take on new, intensive, and…

Cash For Your Art

| Ideas

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…

What’s First?

| Ideas

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…

When two approaches are better than one

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I teamed up with Minuette Le for round two of exploring the visual audit for our design-led research class. This was our second and final…

Sensing the City

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A visual audit can be performed across a specific ideology, environmental signifier, organizational culture, or even a specific human behavior. Designers often use visual research…

Research Insights

| External Partnerships

As modern technology and life spin faster and faster, at breakneck speed, all the while demanding that we keep up, new problems surface— creating a…

Gathering Qualitative Data through the Unexpected

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Intro: The Transdisciplinary Studio has been informed that there might be a strong possibility that next year our studio space might be moving…and it would…

a practitioner reflects…

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I am a designer. Therefore, when asked, “What if designers were educated to be very articulate about how they design rather than celebrating the artifacts…

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Process Similarities Between Graphic Design, Video Editing and Improvisation

From looking at the similarities between a graphic designer and video editor’s process I hypothesized  that similar process elements are transmutable across all creative fields….