Our mission is to bring together industry, lecturers and students to discover new ways of working together, forging curriculum that is more appropriate for this time. This is a is a practitioner’s forum that seeks solutions that are immediately applicable for the betterment of Art and Design Education as a whole.
We would like to invite you to the 3rd Virtual Design Education forum on the 11th and the 12th of…
How can we solve the Design Education challenges of today in a practical/applicable/direct way? Join the discussion at Valencia Design Education Forum 2020(virtually)
This question among other discussions on design and design education is the focus of this year’s Valencia Design Education Forum 2020( #VDEF2020 ), organised on 5-6 November 2020, by the team of the New Art School, Glug Valencia and EASDV. Originally planned to take place in Valencia, due to COVID19, the event is going to be held virtually, via Zoom.
This year’s event, following the success of last year’s Alicante Design Education Forum 2019(ADEF19), brings specialists from all over the world, to share their teaching experience and their similarities and differences in teaching Art and Design at an international level, while rediscovering the common language of visual communication, and proposing creative, direct and applicable solutions to the many challenges that affect design education today.
The mission of the VDEF2020 is to bring together industry, lecturers and students to discover new ways of working together, forging curriculum that is more appropriate for this time. VDEF2020 is a practitioner’s conference that seeks solutions that are immediately applicable for the betterment of Art and Design Education as a whole.
The theme of this year’s forum is Analogue+Digital.
Emanuel Barbosa is a designer, educator (Adjunct Professor and International coordinator at ESAD College of Art and Design) and researcher…
Professor Ting, Chawchen is a scholar who play a role in leading Chinese design education into the future in addressing…
Prof Taha Duri is a published author, translator, artist, and educator, having taught in Architecture, Interior Design, Health Sciences and…
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Oscar Diaz is a London based Industrial designer and educator. His work is characterised by a plain, innovative and playful take on everyday objects. He has worked for companies such as Muji, Joseph & Joseph or Hermès designing products and installations.
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After graduating as Industrial Designer Justus Theinert carried out a one year field inquiry on “Methodology and didactics in European design education”, visiting the leading design schools in Europe. Later he participated as Research Fellow in the project “Design quality of engineer-buildings” at the University Stuttgart, investigating the phenomenon of Gestalt-quality in engineer buildings.
“If students come in, not really motivated, if they’re a bit blase, if they’re not hungry for education, maybe if they don’t see a purpose in what they’re doing. They’ll achieve mediocre results, and they may not enjoy it as much as they would. And certainly the impact upon graduation, their impact in the workplace, isn’t going to be as impactful as it could, could and shouldn’t be. So yeah, it’s all well and good teaching skills. But I think changing mindsets, in higher education, developing confidence, self esteem, is really important as well. Because without that there’ll be a fear about experimenting, a theory about failing, which is essential especially in our our domains.”
Bradford Hansen-Smith spent the first half of his life as a sculptor; then it changed. Inspired by the work of Buckminster Fuller he took ten years to educate himself in geometry and math seeing that it all goes back to the image we draw of the circle.