THE BLOG

27
Aug

Design for Social Development Public Seminar: Achieving the Good Life: Design as an Instrument of a Caring City

On 16 September the Design for Social Development Reading group will be hosting a public seminar exploring design as an instrument of a caring city. The seminar will be held at the FADA Auditorium, University of Johannesburg, Bunting Road Campus (click here for a map) from 18:30 – 19:00. The two speakers are Erky Wood, who is a specialist in urban development processes and Dr Tom Sanya, who is a senior lecturer in sustainable theory and design at the University of Cape Town’s School of Architecture. The flyer is available here for sharing… I hope to see you there!

22
Aug

Design Thinking UJ Industrial Design Alumni Exhibition 2013

The exhibition opening was very well attended and we have had a positive response from viewers who really enjoyed the visual demystifying of the design process. The exhibition is still open until Wednesday the 28th August, try make it through, but if you are unable this is what Design Indaba had to say about it: http://www.designindaba.com/news/thinkingdesign and here are a few photographs taken by Kyle Brand during the opening evening…