Design strategies for the future. Among the introduction of sustainable design, to the worlds’ situation and the need for a change, alternatives and strategies for an informed design process are pointed out and explained to finally design new scenarios for a sustainable future. The collection includes short essays, as well as animated illustrations and interviews […] Read more – ‘online Lecture Tools for the Design Revolution’.
Designstrategien für die Zukunft. Neben dem Einstieg in das Thema Sustainable Design, über die Lage der Welt und der Notwendigkeit eines Wandels, werden Alternativen und Strategien einer informierten Gestaltung aufgezeigt und erläutert, um schließlich selber neue Szenarien im Sinne einer weltverträglichen Zukunft zu entwerfen. Die Sammlung umfasst kurze Textbeiträge, sowie animierte Darstellungen und Interviews mit […] Read more – ‘online Seminar Werkzeuge für die Designrevolution’.
Winter Term 2013/14 Every person – whether alive now or in the future -has the same right to use resources. Our diet has a significant impact on human-caused CO2 emissions. In fact it is the second-most important factor after mobility to achieve a worldfriendly lifestyle. Three recipes have been adapted to a daily amount of […] Read more – ‘University of Applied Arts Vienna: A Global Banquet – Dinner Quest’.
From 15th to 16th of November 2012 Harald Gründl held a lecture about Tools for the Design Revolution in Chengdu at Southwest Jiatong University. The workshop at the Chengdu University was planned for a broader audience, interdisciplinary working people from the field of design and other creative industries, it is especially designed for advanced master […] Read more – ‘Southwest Jiatong University in Chengdu: Tools for the Design Revolution’.
In summer term 2012 Harald Gruendl again will be engaged as co-lecturer for the module “Sudeco… for sustainable design and communication strategies” at the Department for Spatial and Sustainable Design at the Technical University Vienna. This time the module will emphasize on the important role of future designers as agents to trigger a changeover towards a sustainable consumer culture and living […] Read more – ‘TU Wien: Practice and Theory of Sustainable Design’.
In the summer term 2011, Harald Gruendl was engaged as a lecturer for the newly created module on “Sudeco… for sustainable design and communication strategies” at the Department for Spatial and Sustainable Design (Prof. Françoise-Hélène Jourda) at the Vienna University of Technology. The students’ task was to create hanging lamps made of a material with sustainability in mind (paper!) and get them ready for […] Read more – ‘TU Wien: Sustainable Design and Communication Strategies’.
In the future, the design field will require new approaches and new design skills! The aim of this seminar in summer term 2011 was to strengthen these skills, and to challenge artistically the new roles and responsibilities of design in society. The well-designed consumer product is no longer central; rather it is the complex interaction of design interventions […] Read more – ‘HFBK Hamburg: Agriculture and the City’.
In the course of Harald Gruendl’s summer term 2010 design history seminar at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, the students were asked to edit ca. 10-minute video clips on the modern era. The videos designed by the students tie in thematically to the time period from 1850 to 1930. After a critical evaluation of the […] Read more – ‘Die Angewandte: YouTube Design History’.