Understanding Design: 150 Reflections on Being a Designer

I recently finished reading "Understanding Design: 150 Reflections on Being a Designer", by Kees Dorst. It's a delightful book with 150 single page stories that you can't stop reading. The stories have been organized in four main themes (Inside Design, About Design, Being a Designer, Around Design), and cover everything from the philosophy and morality … Continue reading Understanding Design: 150 Reflections on Being a Designer

Another Perspective on Design – Symposium

Yesterday, an interesting symposium was organised in Breda by COLIN (Creative Organisations Linked in Networks) , named "Another Perspective on Design". Here are some notes I took during the presentations. They are not comprehensive, but should capture some of the highlights. Speaker: Mary-Ann Schreurs, chairwoman of the working group Design of the Eindhoven city council … Continue reading Another Perspective on Design – Symposium

Virtual Teams and Collaborative Environments – book

CALL FOR CHAPTERS Proposals Submission Deadline: 3/31/2008 Full Chapters Due: 7/31/2008 Virtual Teams and Collaborative Environments: Knowledge-Driven Creativity A book edited by A book edited by Aggelos Liapis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium Julian Malins, The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland UK Stijn Christiaens, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium Pieter De Leenheer, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, … Continue reading Virtual Teams and Collaborative Environments – book