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Wicked Problems mehr denn je?! Gedanken zu Horst Rittel

von Tom Bieling   Das alte Bild vom Designer als Problemlöser mag punktuell noch zutreffen, ist bei genauerem Hinsehen jedoch unzureichend. Denn längst wissen wir, dass es sich bei Problemen (jedweder Art) stets um hochkomplexe Sachverhalte handelt, die sich aus … Continue reading

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[DATE POSTPONED]: #NERDfor – New Experimental Research in Design (Hamburg, 4. – 5. June 2021)

Now it is official: Due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation the #NERDfor conference has to be postponed to next year. It will now take place on 4 and 5 June 2021. The deadline for submissions will be extended until 15.01.2021. … Continue reading

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NERD for – New Experimental Research in Design (Hamburg, 23. – 24.October 2020)

Call for Papers The particular epistemic and innovative potentials of Design Research are increasingly recognized within the wider academic sphere and are in constantly growing demand by businesses, institutions and politics alike. Yet, design research also is a field and … Continue reading

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Was wären Forschung und Gestaltung ohne Spekulation?

Was wären Forschung und Gestaltung ohne Spekulation? Unter diesem Motto veranstaltet das Zentrum für Designforschung  am Freitag, den 31. Januar 2020 ein Symposion am Department Design der HAW Hamburg. Mit dabei: Daniela Rosner (“Critical Fabulations”) von der University of Washington, … Continue reading

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Es wurde alles gesagt. Handeln!

Die Erkenntnisse der Klimaforschung sind eindeutig: Um das Pariser Klimaabkommen einzuhalten, sind weitreichende Klimaschutzmaßnahmen erforderlich. Doch weder das Klimaschutz- noch das Kohleausstiegsgesetz werden den Empfehlungen der Klimaforschung gerecht. Die Folgen einer weiterhin ungebremsten globalen Erwärmung sind jedoch absehbar verheerend. Damit … Continue reading

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Linguistik und Gestaltung – Zur Sprache des Designs und dem Design der Sprache

von Tom Bieling Wenn in kulturtheoretischen Diskursen von Bezugsebenen der Sprache zum Design die Rede ist, so geschieht dies häufig im Hinblick auf Aspekte der »Produktsprache«. Dass Dinge an sich nicht sprechen und dennoch viel zu sagen haben, wird spätestens … Continue reading

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Communicating through Objects: Facilitating qualitative Research in Design

by Megan Ashton When it comes to user inquiry and observation in design research, much emphasis is placed on verbal exchange and dialogue. While this is often an essential tool in understanding the user’s needs and reactions, it is important … Continue reading

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Die Welt als Modell | Andres Janser und Tom Bieling über Modelle als epistemische Praxis.

  Modelle können vieles (sein): Sie fungieren als Referenzobjekt für Bestehendes oder noch nicht Existentes, sie dienen der Veranschaulichung, sind haptisch oder visuell, detailgenau oder abstrakt. Wir sprechen von Modellen im Zusammenhang mit theoretischen Konzepten und wir kennen praktische Modelle … Continue reading

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DFG Roundtable Design Research (Video)

The Design Research Lab conducted an intense two-days event: The DFG Roundtable Design Research. Numerous highly profiled positions from the international field have been brought together in order to compare, discuss and map the different approaches and perspectives within design … Continue reading

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Job Opportunity: Student Worker (f/m) in alternative Interaction.

Job Opportunity: Student Worker (f/m) in „alternative Interaction“. The Design Research Lab at Berlin University of the Arts is looking for two student workers (f/m) to support us in the project “SPEECHLESS” from now to June 2014 (4 – 6 … Continue reading

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DFG Roundtable Design Research

The Design Research Lab at Berlin University of the Arts is looking forward to an intense two-days workshop next week: the DFG Roundtable Design Research. Even more, we are excited to meet our ca. 40 participants. The list of participants … 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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