Monthly Archives: October 2012

Collapsible Collaboration

The Sophomore Design 3 Studio has begun it’s collaboration with students from the Köln Institute of Design. The KISD students travelled to Philadelphia for an intensive four-day workshop with the Sophomores, researching the topic of collapsibility in product design. A … Continue reading

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Waste Streams at DesignPhiladelphia

The Waste Streams Project from the Sophomore Spring ID Studio was one of the featured projects in POPUP Place, the kickoff event at Provenance Architecturals for this year’s DesignPhiladelphia Festival. Students showed a variety of designs for seating, floor coverings … Continue reading

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Opportunities Abound

By Hy Zelkowitz, Design 7 Studio Professor The Senior Opportunities Project uses the designer’s skills to highlight opportunities found through enthnographic research and observation. One strategy we use to find fertile areas for observation is the Quad Chart. Taking the … Continue reading

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Design Thinking at The Barnes

By John Pickard, 2nd-Year MSID Student Last night I was able to attend a talk at the Barnes’ Foundation by Dan Roam on design thinking, essentially visual communication for problem solving. The workshop was sponsored by Philadelphia University’s Strategic Design … Continue reading

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