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Designing playful strategies to embrace winter

“Dear Peoples, It is still winter, hurray! At least one more month to go, so lets hurry up before it is over, we’d better enjoy it. These next weeks, I will dedicate the drawings to Winter. How to embrace, dismantle,

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Designing playful strategies to embrace winter

“Dear Peoples, It is still winter, hurray! At least one more month to go, so lets hurry up before it is over, we’d better enjoy it. These next weeks, I will dedicate the drawings to Winter. How to embrace, dismantle,

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New horizons

It took some time to reflect on and discover what I truly want to do. And see how this can take shape in my design practice. After graduating from my MA, almost 6 years(!) ago, I got so absorbed into

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New horizons

It took some time to reflect on and discover what I truly want to do. And see how this can take shape in my design practice. After graduating from my MA, almost 6 years(!) ago, I got so absorbed into

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Sorry: restrictions versus creativity

In my interest in how design can play a role for social issues, I am always proclaiming that design provides different (better) answers than most policy-makers do. Designers thinking in openness, creativity and playfulness as opposed to policy-makers thinking in

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Sorry: restrictions versus creativity

In my interest in how design can play a role for social issues, I am always proclaiming that design provides different (better) answers than most policy-makers do. Designers thinking in openness, creativity and playfulness as opposed to policy-makers thinking in

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SRVD publication

In the last months I have worked as an editor on the content of KHiO‘s  Socially Responsive Design (SRVD) publication. Additionally, I submitted an essay about my time as a student; researching and developing SRVD. Writing is not something that

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SRVD publication

In the last months I have worked as an editor on the content of KHiO‘s  Socially Responsive Design (SRVD) publication. Additionally, I submitted an essay about my time as a student; researching and developing SRVD. Writing is not something that

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Power Exercise

Quite a while ago I watched this TED talk by Amy Cuddy. In this talk she talks about her research as a social psychologist on the power of bodylanguage. How it makes us perceive others and ourselves. She proposes to

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Power Exercise

Quite a while ago I watched this TED talk by Amy Cuddy. In this talk she talks about her research as a social psychologist on the power of bodylanguage. How it makes us perceive others and ourselves. She proposes to

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FOUNT IT

I started a new (process) project called ‘Fount it’. It entails drawings and ideas from my sketchbook which I post here and you can also receive them (daily) in your mailbox. In order to enjoy the qualities of drawing again

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FOUNT IT

I started a new (process) project called ‘Fount it’. It entails drawings and ideas from my sketchbook which I post here and you can also receive them (daily) in your mailbox. In order to enjoy the qualities of drawing again

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SRVD KHiO 2011

Working on a publication about the SRVD projects run at KHiO. Looking at the previous projects I got inspired again by the one at Veitvet centre held in 2011. It is so nice to read through the individual and collective

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SRVD KHiO 2011

Working on a publication about the SRVD projects run at KHiO. Looking at the previous projects I got inspired again by the one at Veitvet centre held in 2011. It is so nice to read through the individual and collective

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Snowmen to prevent flooding

The other day, I heard on the radio that citizens of the UK were asked to build snowmen, because it would slow down the quick melting and prevent rivers from flooding. Whether true or not, I thought it was a

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Snowmen to prevent flooding

The other day, I heard on the radio that citizens of the UK were asked to build snowmen, because it would slow down the quick melting and prevent rivers from flooding. Whether true or not, I thought it was a

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Israel loves Iran campaign

Ronny Edry – graphic designer/organiser of this project & his daughther  Since my MA Design, in which I investigated in practice and theory how to reach, engage, empower and activate people, I have been very skeptical about campaigns that support

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Israel loves Iran campaign

Ronny Edry – graphic designer/organiser of this project & his daughther  Since my MA Design, in which I investigated in practice and theory how to reach, engage, empower and activate people, I have been very skeptical about campaigns that support

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