Curriculum

Design for Mindful Interaction

Design for Mindful Interaction (DES658) Human-centered design methodologies explored in 3 projects Offered Fall 2014 for 1, 2 or 3 credits as needed Design for Mindful Interaction looks at how we can introduce self or group reflection into the design

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Design for Mindful Interaction

Design for Mindful Interaction (DES658) Human-centered design methodologies explored in 3 projects Offered Fall 2014 for 1, 2 or 3 credits as needed Design for Mindful Interaction looks at how we can introduce self or group reflection into the design

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Fall Studio Tumblr

To see projects from this Fall’s Design Advocacy studio course, Design for Mindful Interaction, check out the updated Tumblr. Work shown is a response to the following assignments: 7 Rules in 7 Weeks (self study): A poster sequence constructing &

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Fall Studio Tumblr

To see projects from this Fall’s Design Advocacy studio course, Design for Mindful Interaction, check out the updated Tumblr. Work shown is a response to the following assignments: 7 Rules in 7 Weeks (self study): A poster sequence constructing &

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Design Advocacy Spring Offering

As designers, we shape environments which, in turn, shape us. Many of our individual and collective behaviors are reactions to the places where we spend time. Students will engage members of a specific environment—the neighborhood of Red Hook—in order to discover how design and creative placemaking can make Red

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Design Advocacy Spring Offering

As designers, we shape environments which, in turn, shape us. Many of our individual and collective behaviors are reactions to the places where we spend time. Students will engage members of a specific environment—the neighborhood of Red Hook—in order to discover how design and creative placemaking can make Red

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Summer Studio Tumblr

View our Tumblr from the Graduate Communications Design summer studio, ‘Design for Mindful Interaction’. Designing for Mindful Interaction looks at how we can introduce self or group reflection into the design experience. This might happen in the design process as

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Summer Studio Tumblr

View our Tumblr from the Graduate Communications Design summer studio, ‘Design for Mindful Interaction’. Designing for Mindful Interaction looks at how we can introduce self or group reflection into the design experience. This might happen in the design process as

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Designing Voice

 ”…To assess curricular needs around the theme of immigration and identity, focusing on US Mexico migration in K-12, and find innovated ways to assist the teachers with their lessons using design thinking methodologies and communication skills.” - Gala Narezo, Professor and co-founder of Public Project at Pratt

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Designing Voice

 ”…To assess curricular needs around the theme of immigration and identity, focusing on US Mexico migration in K-12, and find innovated ways to assist the teachers with their lessons using design thinking methodologies and communication skills.” - Gala Narezo, Professor and co-founder of Public Project at Pratt

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Special Project Wikispace

Follow the work being produced in the “Broadway 1,000 Steps” Special Project class on our wiki.

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Special Project Wikispace

Follow the work being produced in the “Broadway 1,000 Steps” Special Project class on our wiki.

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Broadway 1,000 Steps

Broadway 1,000 Steps* will run as a special project in Spring, 2012. This studio class will explore how visual thinking and design can engage and activate participation in building cities that respond to environmental challenges. Students will conduct ground research

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Broadway 1,000 Steps

Broadway 1,000 Steps* will run as a special project in Spring, 2012. This studio class will explore how visual thinking and design can engage and activate participation in building cities that respond to environmental challenges. Students will conduct ground research

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Middle Main Revitalization

For ‘Design Advocacy’ Summer 2011, we partnered with PAUSE (People Art Urban Space Engagement) to bring a design intervention to the streets of ‘Middle Main Street’ in Poughkeepsie, NY. PAUSE acts as a catalyst for community development and engagement by

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Middle Main Revitalization

For ‘Design Advocacy’ Summer 2011, we partnered with PAUSE (People Art Urban Space Engagement) to bring a design intervention to the streets of ‘Middle Main Street’ in Poughkeepsie, NY. PAUSE acts as a catalyst for community development and engagement by

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Design Advocacy, ‘Maternal Health’

Public Project grew out of our experiences teaching an elective class entitled, ‘Design Advocacy’. This class invites students to use design thinking to frame challenges, seek opportunities and offer innovative solutions to social issues. Emphasis is on projects with real-world

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Design Advocacy, ‘Maternal Health’

Public Project grew out of our experiences teaching an elective class entitled, ‘Design Advocacy’. This class invites students to use design thinking to frame challenges, seek opportunities and offer innovative solutions to social issues. Emphasis is on projects with real-world

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