July DwD 7.14.10 | Dialogue & Framing Reality

July’s session was Framing Reality and Scenarios of Social Meaning, hosted by Greg Judelman and Peter Jones. In each session this year we have explored a pressing issue or question from the group’s experience, or brought to the sessions as a concern for dialogue. Reality handed us a good question after the recent G20 meeting. […]

June DwD 6.09.10 Appreciating Appreciative Inquiry

In June’s Design with Dialogue we go in-depth with Appreciative Inquiry, a technique for affirmative conversations that lead to shared understanding about situations or goals. The session will be led by Dr. Douglas Reid, a strategy professor at Queen’s University School of Business and graduate student in OCAD’s Strategic Foresight and Innovation MDes program. Appreciative […]

March 23 Bodystorming with Dennis Schleicher

Thanks to the 15 people who joined us for a special Design with Dialogue session with Dennis Schleicher, who joined us via Skype videoconference and guided a bodystorming master class. Attending were 5 graduate students from OCAD’s MDes Strategic Foresight and Innovation, 5 from Toronto’s CFC Media Lab program, and 5 Toronto designers. Dennis’ presentation […]

Bodystorming Toronto

Design with Dialogue invites OCAD and design community participants to a special session welcoming Dennis Schleicher, Director of User Experience for Sears, to Toronto Tuesday March 23 from 7-9:00 p.m. This interim (DwI) event was just made possible by Dennis’ willingness to participate with us again in Toronto, and on this occasion to engage graduate […]

Shifting particles: TheStoreFront Community experiment

My view of life has altered dramatically after an attempt to break the rules and sneak up to stardom. I suppose stardom is my word choice because I wanted to get back at someone, some people, some idea of doubt. Not that I doubted myself, no, doubt was all around me and that’s what made […]