2019 Critical design for start ups

Teaching module that uses critical design and design intervention for start up companies to question the ethics, value proposition and essence of a business idea. Often involving business ideas meant for apps to be explored in essence through physical artifacts, causing the students to both question social responsibilities in what the service they propose actually …

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2018 Critical Design & Visual Communication

Working from the theme ‘VR Headset’ the students explored personal issues using critical design theory and maker lab techniques for making artifacts, which they then used in public design interventions. Partners: Kea – School for design and technology, BA Design & Business students. Teachers: Jesper Balslev & Jeremy Walton

2017 Critical Design & Visual Communication

Working from the theme ‘Guitar’ the students explored personal issues using critical design theory and maker lab techniques for making artifacts, which they then used in public design interventions. Partners: Kea – Copenhagen School for Design and Technology, BA Design & Business students. Teachers: Jesper Balslev & Jeremy Walton

2016 IBOS – User driven design Module

Teaching module using user driven design methods to gain insight into partially sighted participants, focusing on the interest point of motion. Student groups were each paired up with a partially sighted participant affording the students in-depth time to observe and understand the participants life in relation to motion. We focused the students towards establishing insights, …

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2016 Critical Design & Visual Communication

Working from the theme ‘Hammer’ the students explored personal issues using critical design theory and maker lab techniques for making artifacts, which they then used in public design interventions. Partners: Kea – School for design and technology, BA Design & Business students. Teachers: Jesper Balslev & Jeremy Walton

2015 IBOS – User driven design

Teaching module using user driven design methods to gain insight into partially sighted participants, focusing on the interest point of motion. Student groups were each paired up with a partially sighted participant affording the students in-depth time to observe and understand the participants life in relation to motion. We focused the students towards establishing insights, …

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2014 – Living Local

Teaching Module where the students respond to a number of different local companies needs. Conducting user research, idea generation and concept development, visual communication and project proposals. Partners: Kea – Copenhagen School for Design and Technology, BA Design & Business students. Teachers: Anke Pasold, Maria Hawaleschka and Jeremy Walton.

2012 Build Your Box

Teaching module where the students use prototyping – cultural artifacts, user observations, sketch, paper modeling and fabrication construction to design and build personal storage spaces for the year ahead in the ‘Living Design’ studio. Production drawings of their own box are handed over to their box buddy (another student) for final production. So they build …

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