5 July 2019
Innovation in Social Design
We offer a 5-day practical, inspiring and engaging summer school in the context of Social Design. Product, service and system designers (from local and international agencies), social innovators, academic researchers, and multiple other experts from (non-)profit organizations and governmental institutions will guide you through this summer school within the context of innovation in social design. We will work on following building blocks:
Social designers are looking for solutions to societal challenges, such as the environment, cultural issues and working with vulnerable target groups. During the summer school we will engage in following themes:
What is social design and how can we create impact through social design?
Challenges in social design: co-designing innovative solutions
Thematic sessions on international and intercultural design
Business modelling in social design
Prototyping sessions in bio-design, circular design, digital and fashion design
Storytelling through design
DAY 1 – Storytelling through design
DAY 2 & 3 – Co-design challenges
DAY 4 – International/Intercultural design + Business modelling
DAY 5 – Prototyping in bio / circular / digital / fashion design
Master students; Design and other professionals working in the field of social design; Service Design Network (SDN) Belgium members.
Depending on the profile, 3rd year Bachelor students can be accepted as well.
Intensive 5-day programme focused on innovation in social design, using practical / digital methods for thinking (research + inspiration) and doing (prototyping + testing).
3 ECTS credits can be awarded upon successful completion of the programme.
EUR 650: Professionals: €650
SDN members: €500
EUR 250: Students