Dialogue: Proceedings of the AIGA Design Educators Community Conferences

Decipher, Vol. 2

Subjects: Design, General, Education, Arts In Education
Open Access : 9781607856405, 196 pages, December 2019
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Decipher 2018 was a hands-on design research conference by the AIGA Design Educators Community in partnership with the new DARIA Network (Design as Research in the Americas).  The conference brought together 228 people from 12 countries to address crucial themes of defining, doing, disseminating, supporting, and teaching design research.

Hosted by the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design at the University of Michigan, Decipher:

  • Connected emerging and experienced design researchers in academia and beyond
  • Gathered and shared best practices, resources, tools, and exemplary research matter
  • Helped participants hone research plans and writing skills
  • Created opportunities for dialogues to foster mentorship and collaborative connections