Welcome on board Heroes behind the Shield! The project - Faceshield Nova Friburgo - was developed by professors of UFF (Universidade Federal Fluminense) and UERJ (Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro) in Nova Friburgo along side with Persona 3D company, in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The chief researcher of the project Edgard Poiate (Professor at UERJ/IPRJ) tells: « In the...

Cette interview du journaliste Stéphane Aubouard met en lumière des concepts innovants — Transition Design, approches Holonomiques, Action Ecosystémique, Hybridation culturelle, ou Win3 — à utiliser par les entrepreneurs, les politiques et tous les porteurs de projets œuvrant en faveur d’une transition, d’une évolution du monde. « Nous défendons un entrepreneuriat politique, engagé et citoyen » Pour Laura Petrache et Yannick Le...

Word of the day:  Skeuomorphism. This is a term that will be familiar to designers. Skeuomorph /ˈskjuːə(ʊ)mɔːf/ noun: skeuomorph; plural noun: skeuomorphs an object or feature which imitates the design of a similar artefact made from another material.an element of a graphical user interface which mimics a physical object Skeuomorphs are used in design for a number of reasons, sometimes they can be...

“We look at the present through a rearview mirror. We march backwards into the future.”Through technological advancements, demographic change, internet convergence, and the growing power of social networking and social collaboration, the next 20 years will drive us to apply the opportunities to lead a more meaningful life. Innovating to Zero is a radical future concept where the focus and development...

Today we invite you to shape the future! Visions for transitions to sustainable societies are needed, based upon the reconception of entire life-styles that are human scale, place-based, but globally connected in their exchange of technology, cuture and information. These visions are based upon communities that are in symbiotic relationships to the ecosystems within which they are embedded. Transition Design...