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Book Launch: <br />Tools for the Designrevolution. <br />Design Knowledge for the Future.

Book Launch:
Tools for the Designrevolution.
Design Knowledge for the Future.

How can you determine the climate-damaging greenhouse gas emissions of an espresso machine using a hammer, a screwdriver and a kitchen scale? Switching between activist demands and subtle humor, Tools for the Design Revolution illustrates the role design can play in formulating a sustainable society based on global solidarity. Many barely noticed everyday objects have a massive impact on the environment. Read more


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Usage. Where’s the design for that?
Friday, November 21st 2014, 07 pm at Impact Hub Vienna, Lindeng. 56, 1070 Vienna. We want to examine and discuss the potential of “design for use” in order to apply it in a new context and generate motivation toward sustainable lifestyles. Read more – ‘Circle 00009(r=4)
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Courage. Why don’t we design what we know?
Friday, June 13 th, 07 pm at ‘das weisse haus’, Kriehubergasse 24-26, 4th floor, 1050 Vienna Designers are, in principle, part of a “courageous” profession: they are constantly searching for alternatives, bringing about new things through their creativity and treading unfamiliar paths. Read more – ‘Circle 00008 (r=4)
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IDRV in the MAK DESIGN LAB
Opening: 12 MAY 2014, 06.30 pm MAK Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art, Stubenring 5, 1010 Vienna The Institute of Design Research Vienna has over the past few months supported the MAK in the development and implementation of the MAK DESIGN LABORATORY. The semi-permanent reinstallation of the former study collection will be opened on [...] Read more – ‘IDRV in the MAK DESIGN LAB’.

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