Wednesday 23 January 2019 – Lunchtime seminar with Professor David Swann (Professor in Design)

Seminar banner for David Swann - Work in Progress. Image by David Swann.

Speaker: Professor David Swann (Professor in Design, Subject Leader for Product, Furniture and Interior)
Title: Work in Progress

Funded by the Art and Design Research Centre (ADRC) and the Department of Art & Design this lunchtime seminar will share research activities related to three of David’s on-going projects:

Kos: Material Witnesses
Warchild: Digital Tablet Desks
UNICEF: U-Think

Biography:

David is Professor in Design, and Subject Leader for Product, Furniture and Interior. He is a double graduate of the Royal College of Art (MDes Industrial Design – 1991 and PhD – 2011). His design research is grounded in global healthcare challenges.

In 2014, David won the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design’s World Design Impact Prize. In the same year he was selected to participate in the UK’s inaugural GREAT Festival of Creativity, a showcase for British innovation. David’s ABC syringe resides in the London Design Museum and Science Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Design and Applied Arts, Lausanne.

1.00PM – 2.00PM
WEDNESDAY 23 JANUARY 2019
CANTOR 9020a

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