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26. Oct. 2018
Book Launch

Unfrozen – a Design Research Reader published by Triest Verlag

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04. Oct. 2018
Design Research Methods Festival 2018

The annual Design Research Methods Festival of the HKB / MA DESIGN is dedicated to theories and methods relevant to design and to design research. Over the course of six half-day workshops, invited experts introduce our students and a limited number of outside listeners to why and how they do what they do.

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21. Sep. 2018
Job opportunity: Assistant HES PhD in Interior Architecture 80%

In association with EPFL’s Doctoral Programme in Architecture and Sciences of the City (EDAR), HEAD—Genève

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07. Sep. 2018
SwissGradNet Discovery Conference No. 1

Was ist die Praxis von "use-inspired" Grundlagenforschung in Design, Film und Kunst?

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05. Jun. 2018
Adventures in data visualization 2018 - Crypto Edition

Just few spots left for the summer workshop at SUPSI, 15 –19 July 2018

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23. Apr. 2018
‘Critical by Design?’ Potentials and Limitations of Materialized Critique

International research conference on the capacity of design as a mode of critique FHNW Academy of Art and Design in Basel – 17–18 May 2018

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08. Nov. 2017
21. November 2017: Digitaltag an der ZHDK

Die Zürcher Hochschule der Künste präsentiert im Toni-Areal ein umfassendes Angebot zum Thema «Digitalisierung erlebbar machen» und führt die Fachkonferenz «Expanding Immersive Design» durch.

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20. Oct. 2017
17. bis 18. November 2017: Display, Disruption, Disorder. Die neuen Formate, Akteure und Orte des Films

Forschungsgruppe Visual Narrative – Hochschule Luzern Design & Kunst

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20. Oct. 2017
27. Oktober 2017: Interaktiver Workshop Verputz – «Materialgetriebene Entwurfskultur als experimenteller Prozess»

Forschungstagung der Forschungsgruppe Materialität – Hochschule Luzern Design & Kunst

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20. Oct. 2017
CfP – ICDHS 10th+1 – Back to the future, the future in the past

Starting again understanding our own legacy – Barcelona, October 29-31 2018

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20. Oct. 2017
Neue Ausbildung – CAS Design Management – Hochschule Luzern Design & Kunst

Mit Design das Potential eines Unternehmens entfalten – Start im Januar 2018

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17. Jun. 2017
CAS Visuelle Rhetorik

Neuer Studiengang an der Hochschule der Künste in Bern

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16. Jun. 2017
Worldmapcreator

Create your own subjective world map with worldmapcreator.com – a project by Julia Mia Stirnemann and Forschungsschwerpunkt Kommunikationsdesign, Hochschule der Künste Bern

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31. May. 2017
CfP: Beyond Change – Questioning the role of design in times of global transformation

SDN Design Research Summit 2018 at the FHNW Academy of Art and Design Basel 8–10 March 2018

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31. May. 2017
PhD/Job opportunity

In association with EPFL’s Doctoral Programme in Architecture and Sciences of the City (EDAR), HEAD —Genève  is currently advertising the position of Assistant HES in Visual Arts (PhD) (Class 9)

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03. May. 2017
Talk: Iolanda Pensa – Wikipedia Primary School

Friday, May 5 2017 // 4 pm. Designfestival, Impact Hub, Bern

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24. Apr. 2017
Textile time travelling – Textildesign gestern und heute

Workshop – 22. Mai 2017 – Hochschule für Design & Kunst Luzern

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28. Mar. 2017
Adventures in Data Visualization 2017

Registration to Summerschool @ Supsi, Lugano now open

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10. Mar. 2017
Laboratorium Material <> Digital

Ausgehend von den in der HKB fachbereichsübergreifend bedeutsamen Begriffen «Material» und «Materialität» behandelt das Laboratorium «Material <> Digital» die Transformationsprozesse von Material in den digitalen Raum und zurück. Damit betrachten und analysieren wir die Übergänge, die Momente der unmittelbaren Berührung von Material und Digital und fragen nach deren Nähe. Die Vortragsreihe zum Laboratorium behandelt die Fragestellung aus unterschiedlichen Perspektiven:

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03. Mar. 2017
Patientensicherheit und Design

Symposium April, 1 2017

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15. Dec. 2016
Textile time travelling – Designing textiles past and present

A workshop – 15th February 2017 & 22nd March 2017 – Hochschule Luzern

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30. Nov. 2016
Wohin bewegt sich die künstlerische Forschung ?

Podiumsgespräch «Gleichartig aber anderswertig?», 9. Dezember 2016, 19 Uhr, Toni-Areal

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29. Nov. 2016
Senseable Art

Experiments in art-mediation via technology and the human senses – Research Workshop, 12-16 December

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20. Oct. 2016
Mapping Design History in Switzerland

​The publication about this extensive research project led by Robert Lzicar and Davide Fornari is now available at Triest Verlag.

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07. Oct. 2016
Job opportunity: PhD assistant in Design 80% at HEAD University of Art and Design Geneva

In association with EPFL’s Doctoral Programme in Architecture and Sciences of the City (EDAR), HEAD—Genève is currently advertising the position of PhD assistant in Design

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06. Oct. 2016
Einladung Lancierung Webportal Silk Memory

Das Webportal Silk Memory präsentiert textile und visuelle Quellen zur Zürcher Seidenindustrie und stellt sie für Forschung, Lehre und als Inspirationsquelle für zeitgenössisches Design online. Die von der Forschungsgruppe Produkt & Textil an der Hochschule Luzern – Design & Kunst umgesetzte Datenbank wird am 17. November 2016 öffentlich zugänglich gemacht.

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12. Sep. 2016
Call for papers – Design Management Academy 2017 Hong Kong

Design Management Academy 2017 Hong Kong Research Perspectives on Creative Intersections Full papers submission deadline: 15th November 2016 Conference dates: June 7–9, 2017 Hong Kong

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05. Sep. 2016
Health and design – register for upcoming workshop and lecture

We are happy to announce that Jorge Frascara and Guillermina Noël from the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, will visit the Bern University of the Arts (HKB) to present and discuss their work in the field of health and design.

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06. Jul. 2016
Workshop on embodied speculation at the Participatory Design Conferrence

If you have an interest in experience prototyping or speculative design within participatory design and innovation, our workshop might be something for you! We would like to cordially invite you to a workshop on 'Embodied Speculation' we are organising at the PD Conference on August 15.

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11. May. 2016
Unfrozen 2016 – Online Archive

Missed the First SDN Design Research Winter Summit - or would like to go back? Discover our archive with video and audio documents, abstracts and bios of the speakers, photos, etc.

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25. Apr. 2016
Adventures in Data Visualization 2016 / Summer workshop / 24-28 July / Lugano

Adventures in data visualization is a summer workshop dedicated to explorations into the field of data visualization by means of computational technologies and design approaches. By accessing and manipulating open datasets, the participants design and develop projects that make raw data perceivable through digital or physical means, transforming them in interactive experiences or in narrative flows, that create open data in turn. The projects can be built upon the use of storytelling, experimental or artistic approaches, information design techniques: the adventures in data visualization can be many in the time frame of five days hands-on workshop.

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15. Mar. 2016
History of Swiss Graphic Design - 4 openings for PhD candidates

The Universities of Applied Sciences and Arts of Bern, Basle and Zurich, together with the University of Bern, are offering four positions for PhD candidates connected with four case studies on the history of twentieth century Swiss graphic design.

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09. Mar. 2016
Submissions for Communication Design: Interdisciplinary + Graphic Design Research

The journal "Communication Design" is looking for papers for the "Interdisciplinary + Graphic Design Research" issue More about your submissions here: http://tinyurl.com/z3vkagb

25. Jan. 2016
JOBOPENING: Leiterin/Leiter CC Design & Management (50%), Hochschule für Design und Kunst Luzern

Für die Forschung & Entwicklung, Competence Center Design & Management, suchen wir ab 1. April 2016 oder nach Vereinbarung eine/einen Leiterin/Leiter CC Design & Management (50%)

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10. Dec. 2015
Newsletter 1/15

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02. Dec. 2015
Call for Papers: Ethics of re(production)

4T Symposium – 12-13 May 2016, Izmir, Turkey

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13. Oct. 2015
In this place - Call for papers

In this Place addresses how the importance of ‘place’ impacts the way in which we generate ideas, create and design. It looks at how we transmit and circulate ideas, ideologies and knowledge between geographical locations, historical moments, objects, images, actions and cultural contexts. The aim of the conference is to create lasting impact in design and design education.

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26. Sep. 2015
CALL FOR PAPERS - Reassembling Relationships

Reassembling Relationships: People, Systems, Things

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26. Sep. 2015
SUPSI summer workshop

Adventures in Data Visualization, 19-23 July 2015

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