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I am passionate about:
(Trying to) Do some good, not merely create fetished, personalised landfill. Making design SAD - Simple, Appropriate, Deliberate. :) Sharing & collaboration.
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Product Design Programme Leader
"Compete with the issue; not with one another."
Wyn Griffiths is Product Design Course Leader at Middlesex University & SMASHfestUK Co-Director
Design & Education goals:
- unlocking the potential in the space where people & technology overlap.
- directing the emergence of opportunities, possibilities & realities for 'better' futures, for empowerment & sustainability.
Methods... Start by reading a book - a perfect way to imagine the world from another person's perspective. Then get out into, & immerse yourself in, the complex tapestry of existence.
Thank you Julie. I think it's important to challenge students' perception of the world and their practice and how they can collaborate not compete. I think increasing numbers of traditional practices are engaging with collaborative projects, but there's a ling way to go, before it becomes the norm. Installing the idea of collaboration into the next generation of practitioners is an important step.