Tagged: Marc Rettig

Marc Rettig and Hannah DuPlessis: Design as Participation 0

Watch Marc Rettig and Hannah DuPlessis “Design as Participation”

In their Talk “Design as Participation”, Marc and Hanna bring their point of view to the theme of “design in context,” expanding it to consider three contexts: the operational context (where we focus most of our attention), the “great context” of systemic and societal shifts, and the inner context on which the quality of our participation depends

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Register for UX Hong Kong 2014

UX Hong Kong 2014 on 6, 7 and 8 March 2014 is a place (http://www.uxhongkong.com) that brings both the Asian & Global communities together to learn about topics like leadership, culture, product design, bridging research into design, IXD and empathic design teams; My dear friends Dan Szuc and Jo Wong work very hard on putting this event together, and I’ve had to pleasure to attend the first two conferences

[EVENT] IxDA Shanghai presents “An evening of conversation about Design, Interaction, Work and Life” with Marc Rettig: May 25th, 2010, 6:30PM 0

[EVENT] IxDA Shanghai presents “An evening of conversation about Design, Interaction, Work and Life” with Marc Rettig: May 25th, 2010, 6:30PM

In the midst of a global conversation about change, many designers are pondering their own impact in the world. How does our experience in software interfaces, web sites, and physical products prepare us to address the profound issues humanity is facing? These issues involve many complex systems, systems too big to fit into the scope of any single company or institution. Design methods are potent at large scale and scope, but what does it take to be effective as a practitioner, as a team, as a company? What is it like to actually achieve a meaningful, sustainable, positive difference in life? In this evening of conversation, Marc Rettig will moderate a few discussions about the fundamentals of design work, and the need for designers everywhere to be working to have impact beyond making money for their employers […]

Watch Marc Rettig's "How to Change Complicated Stuff" talk at IxDA | Interaction '09 Conference 0

Watch Marc Rettig’s “How to Change Complicated Stuff” talk at IxDA | Interaction ’09 Conference

In this talk Marc Rettig offers insights into the question “what is it like to actually achieve a meaningful, sustainable, positive difference in life?”, drawing lessons from a number of serious, heartfelt attempts to affect change. The work we have all done in recent decades has prepared us to take on much bigger challenges. The foundations of design remain powerfully effective. That said, there are ways in which “designing for change” requires additions to our inventory of methods, and transformations in the way we plan and conduct our work […]