Life Café project extends its reach

The Life Cafe

‘The Life Café. A space to uncover and share what is meaningful in life and in care’ As the Life Café kit is rolled out across the UK and beyond, we explore the programme of design research underpinning its development and some coverage of recent Life Cafés. The Design to Care Programme was an ambitious research project funded by the […]

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Reader in Jewellery & Metalwork, Maria Hanson curates exhibition in Yunnan, China

Maria Hanson, Making Connections - Notions of Beauty exhibition poster

This week Maria Hanson, ADRC’s Reader in Jewellery and Metalwork is undertaking a research trip to Yunnan in China with Chris Knight, silversmith, researcher and senior lecturer in Jewellery and Metalwork. Maria was invited to curate an exhibition of contemporary jewellery and metalwork objects for the BR Gallery in the newly built Dali Intangible Cultural Heritage Museum.  Sally Li, co-founder […]

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Lab4Living is recruiting! Professor, Reader and Researcher posts

Lab4Living recruitment

Lab4Living is recruiting to expand its team of researchers as the 100-Year Life project gets underway. Plans for the project, funded through Research England’s Expanding Excellence in England (E3) research fund, include a new creative working space, an international research hub and a Design4Ageing Academy. The E3 award has enabled a major recruitment opportunity which includes a Professor, two Readers, a Project […]

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Lab4Living is recruiting!

Lab4Living recruits

As Lab4Living’s 100-Year Life project gets underway, we are recruiting to build our team. Plans for the project, funded through Research England’s Expanding Excellence in England research fund, include a new creative working space, an international research hub and a Design4Ageing Academy. The project enables Lab4Living to expand its team of researchers and postgraduate students. Professor of Art and Design We […]

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Dr Remi Bec takes GoFit4Fun to London Design Fair

GoFit4Fun

Last week, Dr Remi Bec from Lab4Living showcased work from another side to his job at a stand at the London Design Fair. In the ‘Design Research for Change’ area, Remi presented the social enterprise he has created, GoFit4Fun CIC, which delivers services using (tangible) games to promote physical activity and reduce social exclusion. GoFit4Fun is the culmination of 12 years of an iterative […]

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Performance lecture ‘Artamovement – David Bohm’s Dialogue and the Holographic I’ by Hester Reeve

Hester Reeve - Artamovement – David Bohm’s Dialogue and the Holographic I’

Performance artist Hester Reeve recently presented a new performance lecture ‘Artamovement – David Bohm’s Dialogue and the Holographic I’ at the Pari Centre of New Learning in Italy. The presentation slides were formed of hand-written quotations and drawings exploring the theme under investigation (and these will provide the basis of a forthcoming artist publication under the same title). The Pari […]

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Call for papers: Design4Health2020 Amsterdam

Call for Papers D4H2020

The call for papers is now out and registration open for the 6th Design4Health conference, which takes place next July in Amsterdam. DesignLab at University of Twente, Waag | technology & society, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences and Lab4Living at Sheffield Hallam University are pleased to invite papers from researchers and practitioners for the sixth European Design4Health conference 2020, in Amsterdam, […]

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Lab4Living hosts first 100-Year Life project International visitor

Visiting scholar Sonja Pedell

Lab4Living have been pleased to welcome Sonja Pedell, Director of the Future Selves Lab Swinburne Australia. Sonja has spent two months with members of the team, sharing her research and engaging in a range of activity, as Lab4Living kicks off its 100-Year Life project. She commenced her visit by giving a keynote on ageing research of the Future Self and […]

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The Life Café Kit video

Life Cafe

The Life Café video As phase 1 of the Design to Care Programme with Marie Curie comes to a close, Lab4Living researcher Helen Fisher has been working closely with Design Futures Packaging to get the Life Cafe kit production ready! Following her film and editing training with Raj Madaan at Madaan Media, they have created a promotional movie to share what […]

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Lab4Living celebrates ageing at Sheffcare event

Sheffcare event

Lab4Living supported a summer event that brought together over 100 older people across 10 Care homes in the city. Over the last 2 years members of the Lab4Living team have been working closely with Kathryn Rawlings, volunteer co-ordinator on a range of projects including work focusing on the co-design of products in partnership with older people living in the care […]

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