FUEL4Design – Design Futures Lexicon2020-07-20T14:02:03+01:00

DESIGN FUTURES LEXICON

Words and design’s futures

One of the main challenges facing design education and its future-facing needs is to access a shared vocabulary. There is also a need for this vocabulary that grows over time with contributions from participants to design education.

This DESIGN FUTURES LEXICON addresses these matters by way of the shared development and cumulative gathering of inputs from design students, teachers and researchers from the Oslo School of Architecture and Design and FUEL4DESIGN project partner institutions.

This LEXICON builds a bottom-up vocabulary based in projects and connected to readings and students’ seminars, workshops and studios. It is located in existing design pedagogies but reaches beyond it into shaping DESIGN FUTURES LITERACIES in and through use. The UNITS are filled with design language learning activities and the RENDERS with FUTURES DESIGN devices and cases.

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LEXICON RESOURCES

Design Futures Lexicon Guide

GUIDE

Take a guided tour to learn what is the purpose of the LEXICON and how to use its content and methods.

Design Futures Lexicon Themes and Units

THEMES AND UNITS

Browse the THEMES and UNITS of the LEXICON to connect designing and language.

Design Futures Lexicon Essentials

ESSENTIALS

Discover the ESSENTIALS, the key resources and tools to support your use of the LEXICON.

Design Futures Lexicon Renders

RENDERS

Get inspired by the RENDERS and see how designers are playing with the LEXICON in their practice.

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CONTRIBUTIONS

Future Education and Literacy for Designers (FUEL4Design) is an open project.
You are invited to contribute by presenting your own use of these resources as well as share feedback and suggestions on the research outcomes and the tools.

WHAT

An addition or comment to a UNIT or the use of an ESSENTIAL you see as appropriate.

WHY

Making a contribution will help connect the LEXICON to other work, innovations, settings and persons.

WHERE

Your contribution can be related to the content of the LEXICON, to the work you do or that of others.

HOW

Send your suggestions, links, cases, courses, projects and additions to: XXX[at]XXXX.XX