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Saturday, June 11th, 2011

Extra Ordinary Design Wins Zagreb Designers’ Day 1st Prize

The Extra Ordinary Design workshop has been awarded the grand prize of the Zagreb ‘Dan dizaijna / Designers’ Day’. Congratulations to all participants on your well-deserved award for all your hard work during the workshop and beyond!

Sunday, March 27th, 2011

Extra / ordinary Design Zagreb, Croatia

From 28 March to 1 April 2011 I will be leading a team at the five-day inclusive design workshop ‘Extra/ordinary Design’ in Zagreb, Croatia.

The workshop is funded by The British Council Croatia – New Work New Audiences project and the National Foundation for Civil Society Development, organised by the School of Design – University of Zagreb in collaboration with the Croatian Designers Association, the Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design at the Royal College of Art , URIHO and the Association for Promoting Inclusion.

I will post the workshop outcomes after its completion.

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

Inclusion by Design Seminar – Design Center Busan

On 6 December 2010, Helen Hamlyn Centre senior research fellow Julia Cassim and I introduced Busan-based designers, students, academics and members of the general public to different aspects of inclusive design, followed by a Q&A session. The seminar was hosted by the Design Center Busan.

Korea 2010 DCB Seminar 150x150 Inclusion by Design Seminar – Design Center Busan

Julia Cassim introducing Inclusive Design

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

Murals in Busan

Before our ‘Inclusion by Design’ seminar at the Design Center Busan, I explored the small streets leading into the hills surrounding the city. I found these murals, adding a bit of colour to an as yet undeveloped neighbourhood in this rapidly changing city.

Friday, January 14th, 2011

The People and Produce of Jagalchi Fish Market in Busan

After our seaweed farm visit we spent a couple of hours exploring Busan’s Jagalchi fish market. Below, a few photos of the women running most of the stalls and of some of the wares on sale. The place, with its people, wealth of marine life and rainbow colours, has a wonderfully weathered seafaring atmosphere and is well worth a visit.