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 Copenhagen Materials

Teaching module exploring materials found in and around Copenhagen. In collaboration with Vesteforbrænding (Denmark’s largest waste management and energy company) The students work with life cycle awareness and material fractions.  Continuing our local material sources the students find and analyze commonly recurring material sources, either waste materials from industry or social habits resulting in predictable …

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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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2015 Slip casting workshop

Teaching workshop introducing students to the maker lab and material lab, with a focus on moulding and production principals. The learning experience covers first hand discovery of production principals through failing fast and the study and appreciation of cause and effect in the process. Training empathy, ambiguity, play and curiosity. And problem solving. Partners: Kea Copenhagens …

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