In this studio you will look at the process of disruption and how it can lead to the development of solutions to long standing problems in the community. Let's throw away all our preconceived notions about how conceptual practices work and explore alternative ways of thinking and approaching the design of communication. Mistakes are great, accidents are a joy and risk is a thrill and communicating can be fun. Serious issues approached from a disrupted viewpoint can be clarified and solutions can be revealed.
Through research and investigation this studio will ask you to explore disruptive events that have taken place over time.
You will be asked to consider the effects of disruption and the resulting innovations.
Communication of knowledge
The primary focus of this studio is to disrupt and in so doing create design communication that will engage a disengaged audience. Shock or thrill, attack, bang us over the head, lightly tap us on the shoulder - surprise us!
We don't take this lightly, this is an important aspect of communication techniques that when understood can be a powerful tool in a designers personal set of resources.
In this studio you will be expected to:
Destruct / Construct
Make mistakes and own them
Use your intuition
...Create solutions that surprise us and you enjoy doing!
This studio has 3 interwoven assessment tasks that inform one another,
Brief 1. 30% Studio Knowledge Object (SKO) > revealing your knowledge + process
Brief 2. 20% Disruptive Concept
Brief 3. 30% Disruptive Response (Design & Artefact)
Harnessing disobedience for creativity:
designer Nassia Inglessis on the benefits to breaking the rules
Communities of Practice
Designing for Social Change, Design and the Post-Digital, Designing Disobedience