Transdisciplinary Design

Projects

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Alumni’s Project wins prestigious Sappi Ideas that Matter’s grant 2016!

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We are thrilled to share the news that the Blank Plate project by TransDisciplinary’s alumni Amy Findeiss, Eulani Labay and Mai Kobori has won the…

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Two Transdisciplinary Design projects are winners of the New Challenge

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Transdisciplinary Design students make headlines again, this time by winning the New Challenge. Goodfill and Flip it Forward, two very socially-engaged projects, will have the chance…

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Objects and Designers Roles for Responding to the Human Condition

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Photo by Daisy Chen Doremy Diatta, Transdisciplinary graduate from 2015 explores our relationship to objects with various lenses. Within Doremy’s thesis project photographed above, several child-focused…

Do you like my lover shoes “The Overlord and His Beloved”?

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  I believe the best way to learn about the customs of a place is neither searching in the Internet nor joining a group tour…

Prototyping time

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There is a level of understanding that only seems to fall into place by making and experiencing. In Tim Brown’s ”Design for change” the importance…

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Have you heard that musicians in Central Park are now prohibited from playing in EIGHT of the park’s most densely populated areas? Bethesda Terrace Conservatory…

What’s First?

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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…

Wish you were here… Greetings of the past for the future

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How can we use memory to construct a shared future view, leading to action? The next question is – whose memories do we hope to…

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…