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I am passionate about:
design education and using it as a trickle-up tool; to impact future generations of design(ers).
A little known fact about me is:
that I played the tuba (really well) when I was in high school and that I both regret having chosen such an impractical instrument and regret not continuing to play.
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LUCA School of Arts, Belgium
Originally from the American Midwest, since 2001 my research has lived under a banner I call 'the Response(Ability) of a designer', which explores the use of design research and methodology to enable designers to respond to problems/issues/opportunities regardless of domain or media. For nearly 6 years I taught Graphic Design in New Zealand before taking up a teaching and research position at LUCA School of Arts in Genk, Belgium where I teaches across the interaction and graphic design curriculum and research within the Interactions/Social Spaces Research Group.
Hello Marije, as Kate suggested, scalability is an interesting problem. From the examples you're showing it's sort of like snoozeling on a massive scale (but in an arts context). I think thinking about how these things could be scalable (even looking at the examples you've offered) would be an interesting task. I look forward to hearing more about it and potentially working on it with you if there's a possibility!
I also want to say what a simple tool, but a great one. We have also worked in this area; trying to visualise non-primary caregivers and the role that they have or could have in providing care. I'm interested in reading more about the research you've carried out and will be sharing this with our regional Dementia Expertise Centre. Great work!