Previous Events

Designing with Community

How might Design practices function as inclusive strategies to support Community participation in design and development of community focussed initiatives?

Too often, people with little understanding of their contexts make decisions that affect people and communities. Three speakers will present projects where inclusive strategies have been used to support Community participation in design and development of place-based initiatives that affect them.

Is Co-design the Silver Bullet?

Sydney Design Festival – 5th March, 2018

There’s a lot of talk about co-design in all sectors these days. But does co-design always lead to action? Jax Wechsler (Sticky Design), Emma Blomkamp (University of Melbourne), David Lilley (Holos Consulting) and Chris Vanstone (TACSI) present successes and failures.

Transition Design

6th December, 2017

Transition Design is an emerging field of design research, practice and study, which looks toward design-led societal transition toward more sustainable futures.  Professor Terry Irwin (Carnegie Melon University), Kees Dorst (UTS) and Sasha Abram (Westpac Bank) present.