Transdisciplinary Design

Seminar

As Little Design as Possible

Deiter Rams was an architect turned product designer that made not only incredible impacts at Braun, a German products company, in the late 1950s through…

Thought Experiment: An Innovation Pause

Innovation and Inequality Innovation, despite being an economic driver, is inherently also responsible for inequality. Innovation increases social and economic inequalities[1] whether that be in…

Press Release: New Grant Available for Nonprofits

Press Release: New Grant Available for Nonprofits November 9, 2030

The problem with frames (framing the problem): it’s a man’s, man’s, man’s world

 “Misogyny, when expressed or explored by men, remains a timeless classic.” ― Maggie Nelson, The Art of Cruelty: A Reckoning I’m tired. For most of the world,…

RADICAL ( ANTI ) DESIGN : AN ARGUMENT AGAINST MODERNIST (SPECULATIVE) DESIGN

In 1922 Le Corbusier wrote ‘Architecture ou Révolution’… ‘It is the question of building which lies at the root of the social unrest of today

IN PURSUIT OF BETTER

Better is a subjective reflection of the present challenges a specific and unique individual or public face. Thus, there are many versions and varieties of better. Insinuations by designers, which suggest otherwise, come dangerously close to obfuscating personal perspective with designerly expertise.

In the Basement: The Sick Boys and the Bad Girls

Meditating on the Slanted Beings | An Incautious Respond to Bruno Latour In a long corridor stretching far into space with no visible ends, bright…

An Exercise in Surrealism

If, as Dunne and Raby suggest, only one future cannot be conceived of because only one reality does not exist, we must look at our singular realities, our mundane practices, with a strangeness so we can begin to look at strange, speculative realities with a belief in their possibility.