CONSIDERING DESIGN FUTURES LITERACIES
The contexts, conditions and complexities of today need designers who can anticipate, enact and propose means and actions for shaping alternative futures by design. DESIGN FUTURES LITERACIES takes this up conceptually, pedagogically, pragmatically and critically.
DESIGN FUTURES MODULES
It’s nearing the end of February 2020. We (the UAL Team) have facilitated our first workshop with postgraduate students [...]
The first term of the Design Studio of the Master's Degree in Design for Emergent Futures (MDEF) aims to [...]
At the beginning of February 2020, we, the UAL team: Betti Marenko, Pras Gunasekera, and I, facilitated a workshop [...]
In addition to its focus on the pedagogies of Design Futures Literacies, the FUEL4DESIGN project also carries out related research. Our research relates to the specific Intellectual Outputs (IOs) or Modules of the project and their respective events in the form of teacher and students training and capacity building.
FUEL4DESIGN employs a number of events to connect its design futures explorations, productions and interventions with their pedagogies.
Our team draws on leading design-educator-researchers from the Oslo School of Architecture and Design (NO), Politecnico di Milano (IT), University of the Arts London (UK), and ELISAVA (ES). We will work with design teachers and students at Master’s and doctoral levels and connect existing and emerging courses that address design futures.
We extend our innovations to other HEIs, educational organisations and professionals (designers, futurist foresight experts, innovation specialists) and to policymakers in education, research and culture, education governmental departments, design councils, innovation agencies and civil society organisations.
Kick off Transnational Meeting, Oslo 14-15 October 2019. From left: Miriam El Moussaoui (AHO), Laurua Cleriès (ELISAVA), Manuela Celi (PoliMi), Andrew Morrison (AHO), Chiara Colombi (PoliMi), Betti Marenko (UAL), Pras Gunasekera (UAL), Silke Lange (UAL), Jerneja Rebernak (UAL)
Photo credit: Prof. Rachel Troye, Head Institute of Design AHO, Pro-Rector AHO.