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Democratic Graphics – The political and graphic work of Gerd Arntz 1920–1940

von Flip Bool   To point out and critically display social conditions. To engage society through design. Under this premise, Gerd Arntz developed the visual language of Isotype in the team around Otto and Marie Neurath and has since then … Continue reading

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Urban Activism in Eastern Europe and Eurasia – Strategies and Practices

Buchbesprechung von Tom Bieling Städte und urbane Räume stellen sich uns oft als Orte dar, die von autoritären, neoliberalen Strukturen geprägt sind. Im jüngeren historischen Verlauf Osteuropas und Eurasiens gibt es hierfür – anders als im „westlichen“ Kontext – nochmals ganz eigene … Continue reading

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The long 1960s: Cartographies of hope

by Èrica Soler Casanovas   Cities are dynamic. They have rhythms, movement and a temporal dimension. It is useless to think of the city as a container and establish an order. Listen to the everyday life because the city is … Continue reading

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Partizipative und inklusive Mensch-Technik-Interaktion

Bereits am 21. April 2015 fand in der Berliner Villa Donnersmarck das “Friedrichshainer Kolloquium des Instituts Mensch, Ethik und Wissenschaft (IMEW) unter dem Titel „Technikgestaltung – die Perspektive Behinderung im Kontext der Innovations- und Technikentwicklung“ statt. In ihrem gemeinsamen Vortrag und der anschließenden Podiumsdiskussion … Continue reading

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HangUp (Deafness-inspired Interaction at Design Research Lab Berlin)

“HangUp” is a tool that accounts certain human conditions or situations, where people can not use their hands while being on the phone. For example deaf people need both hands for sign language. But also non-deaf people are often confronted … Continue reading

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Mobile Alert Recognition (Deafness-inspired Interaction at Design Research Lab Berlin)

“Mobile Alert Recognition” is an application that identifies auditory alerts through signal recognition and informs the user about important events. It results from the Project “Speechless” at the DESIGN RESERACH LAB of the University of the Arts in collaboration with … Continue reading

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Sign-to-Text (Deafness-inspired Interaction at Design Research Lab Berlin)

“Sign-to-Text” is an application for tracking fingeralphabet for SMS-use on Mobile Phones. It results from the Project “Speechless” at the DESIGN RESERACH LAB of the University of the Arts in collaboration with T-Labs Berlin. . The project explores challenges and possibilites … Continue reading

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Call My Attention (Deafness-inspired Interaction at Design Research Lab Berlin)

“Call My Attention” is an application for immediate Line-of-Sight Signaling on Mobile Phones. The application proposes a mobile device function to be used like a remote control, for achieving immediate attention. It results from the Project “Speechless” at the DESIGN … Continue reading

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… a research blog developed and run at      

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