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Design Products (MA)

Design As Catalyst


Tutors: Bahbak Hashemi-Nezhad & Gian Luca Amadei

Design as Catalyst (DaC) considers the contemporary world as a series of complex, networked and often contradictory assemblies.

The platform considers itself material and technology agnostic and so works across multiple disciplines and scales, from zoology to acoustics and beyond.

The principal aim of this platform is to critically respond to emerging and contemporary issues, where observation, social engagement and co-creation are the key approaches with which the designer/researchers begin to craft their own futures.


Searching for Presence

Curated by John Thackara

Primacy of Precipice

Curated by Joanna Moresky

A Sense of Humanity

Curated by Paola Antonelli

The Power of Hands

Curated by Tomoko Azumi

Journeys, Experiences and Identities

Curated by Christopher Bailey CBE

2020 Vision

Curated by Sebastian Conran

Healthcare and Wellness

Curated by Bill Evans

Through the Lens of Science and Data

Curated by Markus Nordberg
3d PrintingAluminiumBiodegradableBiomaterialCastingCircular DesignCircular-EconomyCommunityDesignDesign For Social ImpactEnvironmentEnvironmentalFurnitureFuture Of FoodHealthHealth And WellbeingLocal ManufactureLocal ProductionMakingMaterialMetalParticipationProduct DesignRenewableResponsible ConsumptionSustainabilitySustainable
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