Thursday 05 February 2015 – Lunchtime seminar with Heath Reed (Design Futures, SHU)

An image of Heath Reed, Design Futures SHU

Title: Positioning creative, three dimensional design practice and understanding its role and value in university based social research and development projects Speaker: Heath Reed (Design Futures, SHU) Heath Reed is an Industrial Designer and Design Researcher embedded within Sheffield Hallam Universities commercially focused product design consultancy, Design Futures and the Art and Design Research Centres Lab4living initiative. He graduated with […]

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Wednesday 10 December 2014 – Lunchtime seminar with Maria Hanson and Melanie Levick-Parkin

Title: Create & Connect: Connecting female artisan craft producers in Zanzibar with tourist markets Speaker: Maria Hanson and Melanie Levick-Parkin Maria Hanson supervises undergraduate, post-graduate and PhD students and is a researcher, designer and craft maker. Research interests and activities include the exploration of rituals and craft objects and the reading of craft objects in the context of contemporary visual […]

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Design Frontiers: Territories, Concepts, Technologies – Edited by Professor Paul Atkinson

Front cover of Design Frontiers - Territories, Concepts, Technologies edited by Paul Atkinson

Design Frontiers: Territories, Concepts, Technologies contains a series of articles based on some of the best papers presented during the 8th Conference of the International Committee for Design History and Design Studies (ICDHS) held in São Paulo, Brazil, in September 2012. The conference gathered researchers from 26 different countries from America, Europe, Asia and Australasia. The topic chosen for the […]

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Paul Atkinson’s ‘Delete’ featured in ICON magazine

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Professor Paul Atkinson is to be featured in the April edition of ICON magazine, in a six-page spread featuring examples of vapourware from Paul’s book Delete: A Design History of Computer Vapourware. See below for an extract: Vapourware is a term for computer products that a company announces, but doesn’t put into production. This might seem a straightforward concept, but […]

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