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Design 1o1 “Redux”
Are you ready?
The Design 1o1 saga is finally back with its special “redux” edition!
A special edition in which we go one step beyond! In fact, in this journey, Stefano Mirti and Anne-Sophie Gauvin are handing over more responsibilities to their students. Our former teachers will keep on producing the course contents (and correct the exams together with the course instructors), while the rest (the scary part) will be run by the Design 1o1 community.
“Design 1o1 Redux” is an introduction to design through 101 exercises. A six-month journey divided into 3 courses “online” here on iversity (Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3), one final exhibition / graduation party and an “offline” workshop for which we will go one step beyond.
Part 1: “Myself” (Nov 2 to Dec 27)
Part 2: “My House” (Jan 04 to Feb 28)
Part 3: “My World” (Feb 29 to Apr 24)
Exhibition / Graduation: In Croatia (Apr 23-24)
Winter camp: In Croatia (Apr 25 to May 1)
Ready for take off?
Here go with the first part of the course: “Myself”.
Design 1o1 Redux Part 1: Myself
Starting from our very own selves, we will collectively observe, translate and communicate many things, in a series of different ways and projects.
As Protagoras once said, “Man is the measure of all things”. It is the main reason we focus on “ourselves” in this first part of Design 1o1 Redux.
To do so, we will work with all kinds of cool apps for phones and tablets (do you have a smartphone or tablet?). We will also share our works with the others on Instagram, using special hashtags.
Indeed, we will explore a new way to learn a new design.
Our various activities will be divided into 8 weeks:
Week 1: My Body
Week 2: My Mind
Week 3: My Time
Week 4: My Diary
Week 5: My Food
Week 6: My Clothes
Week 7: My Exam
Week 8: My Break
What will I learn?
You will learn to develop some basic design attitudes for better understanding the mechanics of today’s world.
One step at a time, you will learn that “design” is foremost a language.
A language shared, talked and discussed by designers from all over the world.
How does the world look through the special lenses of "design"?
Along the way, you will learn about a considerably high number of things. Starting from your very own selves.
In terms of prior knowledge, there is nothing required.
If you have a lot of prior knowledge, it might make the learning process more difficult, but don’t worry, no one is perfect. If we talk about contemporary “#design”, we are all absolute beginners!
However, in terms of technical equipment, this course is easier to follow via a smartphone or tablet. Of course, you can follow us via a desktop computer... but this is not how we intended the whole thing to be.
Between 4 and 7 hours a week.
Everyday, from Monday to Friday, for a total of 6 weeks, you will receive a package via email. Each package will contain a 15-second video to watch (to get you in the proper mood), and a pdf-letter introducing the daily brief (or “homework”) and a series of objects, characters and happenings intertwined with the narrative of the course (to go deeper in the subject at hand).
You will work on your assignment…
Then, once completed, you will upload it to your Instagram account (for the rest of us to see).
Easy as a kiss.
Questions or Comments?
You can write to Ms. Lola (our so-called secretary, but actually the real boss of this whole venture) at: email@example.com.
The Design 1o1 Community
This course is run by the Design 1o1 community.
You can learn more about who we are and what we do here.
Architect, designer, teacher, etcetcetc. Founder & Head of strategy of IdLab
He knows a lot (and writes a lot) about design, fashion milan, school, design school, architecture. With a PhD in Architecture at the Polytechnic University of Turin, he held a postdoc position at Tokyo University, taught at Tama Fine Art Academy (Tokyo) and at Interaction Design Institute Ivrea. Thereafter, he became Head of Design at NABA Arts and Design Academy in Milan before being in charge of the design course at Bocconi University. Since 2006, Mr Mirti is one of the partners of IdLab (responsible of all the design activities) in Milan. Within many other things, he is Head of the Social Media team for Expo 2015.
In a previous life i've studied anthropology, thanks to Design1o1 now i love to sail in social media sea, because communication matters!
Greetings from Sicily : - )
Project manager, IdLab
Within IdLab, Anne-Sophie coordinates the MOOCs the company is running. She is mostly in charge of the courses' content production and of making sure the lessons are ready to be sent out.
Chahramoon studied architecture in Algiers and graduated with a master degree in 2013.
She gets to know Design1o1 when first it was taught on iversity and decided to explore their techniques of teaching.
After having completed the course Architecture1o1, she is ready to experiment a new way of learning as an instructor for Design1o1Redux.
Mirielle Esther Robles
@miriesther in the cyberworld!
passionate about arts, music, photography, travel, places and cultures :) an organize freak and stickers collector!
a Design lover, studied Architecture and Interior Design in Panama
then, a complete MOOC's enthusiast for Design1o1 and Architecture1o1
Design 1o1 Community
Too many people to mention in such a small space!
We come from all over the world, we have different faces, languages, cultures, skills and passions...
Some of us work / have been working / worked very hard for the “1o1” activities to function as they do.
Here we go, here we are, straight to the core, in alphabetical order:
Anna Amalfi, Alexander Nauman, Aybige Tek, Aristotelis Triantis, Carlos Díaz, Chahrazed Guir, Clare Lahiff, Claire Bolsens, Cristina Coppellotti, David Jones, Deogratia Gutierrez, Dina Neri, Dragica Nikolovska, Elena Bogatyreva, Filip Goc, Roxana Florescu, Glaucia Burgi, Isabelle Ayel, Karen Lili, Katerina Psegiannaki, Katy Carter, Laima Sakalauskiene, Lizz Robb, Mariela Cordero Garcia, Marina Metaxa, Mario Pertile Mark David Alunni, Melinda Gyorgy, Mey Amasha, Milena Lozada, Mirielle Robles, Monica Georgescu, Mu Um, Nina Inken Schmidtmann, Olga Tretyak, Olwyn Crimp, Paulina Muñoz, Ralitsa Nenova, Rebeca Porras, Roxana Florescu, Sarah Kaushik, Tatjana Simjanovic, Zareena Ariffin
The teaching materials for the "Design 1o1 Redux" are produced in IdLab by Anne-Sophie Gauvin, Stefano Mirti and Giulia Camedda.
The videos are an adaptation of Pierluigi Anselmi’s work for Design 1o1. Some are made / adapted by Claudia Garrone and other ones by Giulia Camedda.