Prof Taha Duri is a published author, translator, artist, and educator, having taught in Architecture, Interior Design, Health Sciences and … More
So this is really a conversation of balance. The creative leadership model is about empathy, clarity, and creativity and the interplay between the three of those values, they change according to date, time pressure.
Learn to engage in relevant reading to increase subject knowledge and broaden your mind in terms of detail and accuracy. Learn to investigate for more than one obvious source of something convenient like Google, for example, there are other search engines. Use multiple sources, including talking to people learn to question everything, starting with yourself, learn to be self critical without fear.
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.
Shalini Prasad is an educator, integrative designer, brand consultant, and graphic artist. She runs her own design practice under DeSha Consulting and teaches visual communication and typography at the College of Art and Design at Lesley University.
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.”
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.
The theme for this year’s Design Education Forum is: “Creativity without a computer, education in the age of Artificial Intelligence.” How can we solve the Design Education challenges of today in a practical/applicable/direct way? Join the discussion.
The Alicante Design Education Forum 2019 was designed and organised by designer/lecturer Lefteris Heretakis and co-organised by Glug events London and EASDA, the School of Art and Design Of Design of Alicante, an educational centre belonging to the Instituto Superior de Enseñanzas Artísticas (ISEACV) that offers qualified official education preparing trained professionals to face the challenges demanded by our society in the various fields of design and plastic arts and that academically offers the Higher Design degrees and the Professional Teachings of Art and Design.