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Topics I am looking at these days

  1. How to die well
  2. Ways of dealing with obesity
  3. Imagining a Future beyond Medicine
  4. Ways of Journalling Pregnancy
  5. Design for people with Locked-in syndrome
  6. Design for living longer

TYPICAL PROGRAM

SEMESTER 1

INDUSTRIAL DESIGN IN CONTEXT

  • Contemporary Industrial Design (Focus upon Asia – LinkedIn)
  • ID in the Design Press (NetNewsWire/ FlipBoard – Yanko, TreeHugger, WallPaper, Dexigner, DesignBoom)
  • Design for Behaviour Change (The theory and principles of – Fogg, Strengers, Urry)
  • Social Construction of Technology (ANT  – Actor Network Theory with Latour, Law and Shove)
  • Service Design (Stickdorn)
  • Social Object (Varadarajan, Appadurai, Julier, Kopytoff)
  • Visual Aesthetics (UEco, Japanese-India theory)

IMMERSION

  • Research using Social Media: Twitter/TweetDeck, WordPress, flickr and Pinterest
  • Digital Research Tools: MindNode, OmniFocus,  MarsEdit, VooDooPad, Kindle
  • Doing Research in the community (PRA, DeepHangingOut)
  • Designing Product Service Systems (Mott, UNEP)
  • Four Stage ieid (c) Design Development Process (Varadarajan, Fennessy)

EXPLORATION

  • Mindmapping to generate categories/ display ecosystem
  • Designing and making Infographics
  • Co-creation (Scenarios, Personas, Storyboards, Stakeholder Maps)
  • The 3P model (Provocation-Participation-Proposition) for design Strategy Development

SEMESTER 2

INTERVENTION

  • The Triple A model (Agenda-Approach-Artefact) of Design Activism
  • Service Design
  • Techniques for problem solving
  • Methodologies of developing Designs for Impact

DEMONSTRATION

  • I-Phone App development and prototyping
  • Service Prototyping and BluePrinting
  • Digital Product Design
  • Digital Fabrication
  • Rapid Prototyping
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