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Design for Development: Spring 2009

This course focuses on developing the skills necessary to work on complex social entrepreneurship and design research projects for social, cultural, environmental, and economic development in partnership with members of marginalized rural communities and other disciplinary experts.
Date :08 Dec
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space resources

LOST VALUES explores the beauty and melancholy of craft to challenge the aesthetics and function of smart fabrics and this way emphasize the emotional value of keepsakes, garments and toys.
Date :01 Nov
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Typography (video on)

    Wim Crouwell Interview with Dutch graphic designer and typographer Wim Crouwel at Galerie Anatome in Paris, 02/2007.   A clip from the feature-length documentary Helvetica, featuring Dutch design legend Wim Crouwel.  Erik von Blokland Round typefaces keep going in and out of...
Date :10 Sep
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visualization

  Mapping the Human ‘Diseasome’ (May 5, 2008)Researchers created a map linking different diseases, represented by circles, to the genes they have in common, represented by squares. Map | Related Article: Redefining Disease, Genes and All  
Date :10 Sep
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resources

Albert Schweitzer wrote “Start early to instill in your students awareness that they are on this earth to help and serve others; that is as important to pass on to them as knowledge. The most important thing in education is to make young people think for themselves.”...
Date :08 Sep
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