Social Innovation

Book Release: Disability and Social Media – Global Perspectives

February 2, 2017, posted in
Routlege (Taylor & Francis) has recently published a substantial book about Disability and Social Media, edited by Katie Ellis and Mike Kent (Curtin University), to which Tom Bieling, Tiago Martins and Gesche Joost have contributed the chapter "Interactive inclusive – Designing tools for activism and empowerment.*   Disability and Social Media – Global Perspectives Edited by Katie Ellis & Mike Kent Social media is popularly seen as an important media for

Lorm Hand gewinnt bei „Design shapes the World“.

May 4, 2016, posted in
Im Rahmen des internationalen Forums #MenschenBewegen2016 des Auswärtigen Amtes fand am 14. April die “Lange Nacht der Ideen” im CLB und im Aufbau Haus Berlin statt. Unter dem Motto "Design shapes the World", hatte eine Jury* zuvor 10 Projekte ausgewählt, die zeigen sollten, welchen Beitrag Design dazu leisten kann, “die Welt ein bisschen besser zu machen”. Am Abend selber kürten Jury und Publikum drei Preisträger. Neben der

Design Research Colloquium: A first Glimpse into Design Research’s “why” and “how”.

April 19, 2016, posted in Lectures
Dear all, a new semester has started. Welcome to a new round of our Design Research Colloquium.  In our first session on Thursday, 21st of April, Tom Bieling will talk about different forms and practices of Design Research. The session is going to cover a spectrum of different concepts and perspectives from design theory, practice and methodology. He will also talk about “normative design” and the impossibility of technology to be neutral. The aim is to get a first glimpse