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Dementia Lab – The Role of Design: Reflections on Design Education, Research and Practice.

Without doubt, design today has to respond to the growing need of the elderly population and specifically those with dementia. Central to this is the question on how to include the person with dementia, their family and (in)formal caregivers in … Continue reading

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Dementia Lab – The Role of Design

Call for Participation (Essen, Germany – 14 and 15 September, 2016): Design educators of all disciplines, design researchers and designers are invited to attend this two-day event on designing together with people with dementia. Design in all of its forms, … Continue reading

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Communication Design for Alzheimer’s Disease – Understanding and facilitating interactions through Communication Design

After we met Rita at Sheffield Halam last summer, we just stumbled over her project again, in which she explores different ways in which communication design can be applied to the context of Alzheimer’s disease. The project focuses mainly on raising awareness … Continue reading

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Interaction and Interface Design for and with People with Dementia

This Berlin-based project has been running since 2012 and already lead to promising results: Dementia is a syndrome that mainly affects people over the age of 65 and the probability is increasing with age. Current literature and statistics show that … Continue reading

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Job Opportunity: Internship at Design Research Lab Berlin

Das Design Research Lab der Universität der Künste Berlin sucht ab März/ April 2012 in Berlin eine/n Praktikant/in für 3 – 6 Monate im Projekt „Services für Demenz-Patienten“. Das übergreifende Ziel des Design Research Lab (www.drlab.org) besteht darin, durch praktische und theoretische Beiträge im … Continue reading

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