KISDtalk: "Social Design Circle"
KISDtalks: Theories and Practice of Design , 22. Januar 2019
In this public lecture, KISDtalk speaker Diego Alatorre will elaborate on the links between design and education, developing projects with a fun, didactic, and situated approach. The talk will also discuss the interpersonal dynamics that surround the design process.
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KISDtalk: "Social Design Circle"KISDtalks: Theories and Practice of Design
- 22. Januar 2019
- 17.30 Uhr bis 19.00 Uhr
KISD – Köln International School of Design, Ubierring 40, 50678 Cologne
KISDtalks: Theories and Practice of Design
Diego Alatorre, Designer, Hamburg
KISD – Köln International School of Design
An academic venture to explore design as a means of learning how to overcome complexity, ambiguity, and uncertainty thought creative interactions. Based on a playful framework, participants of different ages and backgrounds experience how perfection does not exist, but the evidence-based design is always perfectible.
Diego Alatorre is a professor, researcher and designer and holds a Design for Interaction Master degree from TU Delft in the Netherlands and an Industrial Design BA from the Industrial Design Research Center at UNAM, Mexico. Since 2014, he has been exploring the links between Design and Education, developing projects with a fun, didactic, and situated approach. Through his work, he probes closer into the interpersonal dynamics that surround the products he co-designs. Diego has a particular interest in how to elicit intrinsic motivation to create significant interactions among projects’ participants. This way, he pursuits to emancipate the human spirit through the creative process.
The talk will be held in English language.
The KISDtalks are a public lecture series on relevant perspectives of design. They give space for an open-minded and profound analysis and reflexion of the manifold issues of design, culture, society, technology, and different scientific disciplines. Topics are interdisciplinary, integrative, and provide internationality by domestic and international speakers.
The talks always take place on the specified dates on a Tuesday at 5:30 pm in the conference room 11 at KISD. The 60-90 minutes-long presentations with “Q&A“ are a public event and free of charge.