By Design or by Disaster TALK: Tuesday, 9 March, 17:30 Zoom link
In design research, there are many methods which provides designers valuable insights during the design process. These insights are generally based on qualitative or quantitative data that is collected by using various tools and probes. When designing interaction, the human body itself can become the starting point for the research. This lecture addresses how to use the body as a source of inspiration and how this method can give rise to new embodied knowledge that leads to design solutions.
Seçil Uğur Yavuz is a research fellow at the Faculty of Design and Art, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano conducting various research projects on designing smart objects with/for children and crafting textiles influenced, enhanced and evolved by digital technologies. She works in the intersection of physical and digital production techniques in order to explore new ways of interaction between human and technology. She teaches both in the bachelor (Design) and the master (Eco-social Design) programs of the Faculty of Design and Art.