Dating by Design

Dating by Design Navigating the complexities of modern relationships We spend a lot of time perfecting our craft at work – striving for that 10,000 hours. But when was the last time you spent dedicated time on getting better at relationships? Perhaps because designers are often tasked with solving “wicked”, complex problems, the language of design […]

2012 Retreat: Envisioning 2013

A dedicated group of DwD members engaged in a year-end retreat and participatory planning session Saturday, December 15. Facilitated as an Appreciative Inquiry by Greg, Peter and Patricia, we explored the inspirations from over a dozen incredible workshops in 2012, our dreams for the new year, and the opportunities for designing actions for our near […]

FROM ENGAGEMENT TO EMPOWERMENT | DwD Berlin

Citizens as Co-creators of Community Services The Citizen Engagement to Empowerment workshop was held in Berlin, Saturday Nov 24 4:00 – 7:00 as the inaugural event at the new co-working hub d.collective. Peter collaborated with Agoras Institute associate Heiner Benking and d.collective facilitator Johannes Milke to facilitate a workshop based on the recent Toronto DwD […]

From Engagement to Empowerment

FROM ENGAGEMENT TO EMPOWERMENT Citizens as Co-creators of Community Services New forms of community initiative are emerging as people take charge of social services once expected of government. What are the opportunities arising in the increasing distance between community needs and what governments can provide? How might we design and organize to befriend this trend? […]

Homo Ludens – The Playing Body

An exploration of our physical relationship to media technology October’s DwD session was hosted by Antje Budde of the Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studiesat the University of Toronto, affiliated with and inspired by the exhibition “SPLICE: At the Intersection of Art and Medicine” curated by KMDI Fellow and international artist Nina Czegledy.   […]