My definition of good Design I think this post may  interest both the Designers and Non-Designers to understand what the Designers role is. It all started when I was decluttering and I came across photos of some of my first projects, and looking at them after 25 years I am proud to say that the products I…

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El trabajo de un Diseñador Pienso que este post le podrá interesar, tanto a diseñadores/as como a no-diseñadores, a entender el trabajo de los mismos. Todo empezó cuando estaba ordenando cajas y tirando cosas y encontré fotos de algunos de mis primeros proyectos. Al ver los otra vez, después de 25 años, puedo decir que…

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Ceramic “Braille” map, El Burgo by Rafael Guerrero Coincidently this town map of El Burgo has been designed in three dimensions in ceramic, which not only makes this map so different from all others we are used to seeing but it allows for people with reduced vision to “feel their way around the map”. The…

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New technology brings generations closer New App for older people Students from the University of Twente, in Holland, started an experiment in the Wesselerbrink district in Enschede to facilitate contact between older people and young people. The students visited De Posten care home on a regular basis for years, to gain experience and because they wanted to learn…

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First Robot to be given citizenship Hanson Robotics Sophia,  is a Robot Designed by the Robotics company called Hanson Robotics, and is the only Robot to have received Citizenship of  Saudi Arabia.   This took part during the “Future Investment Initiative” held in the Saudi Arabian Capital of Riyadh. Watch the video below and see how “human-like” she…

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At the Dutch Design Week, the “Emotion Whisperer” During this years Dutch Design Week, possibly the two most interesting news according to my friend Raymond Kersten, who attended the Event and had the opportunity of speaking to the designers of these were the Robots and the Emotion Whisperer by Simon Dogger. Simon Dogger is a visually impaired…

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  Mª Carmen de Alba´s talk on WordPress Accessibility was to-the-point, funny and very clear. The title to her talk was “Put yourself in my shoes and make it easy”.  “Ponte en mi lugar, hazlo fácil”. And this is what she does. This is her attitude towards life, and her dynamism and strength has brought…

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