Social Impact Design Charrette
As part of the 2020 Design Faculty Exhibition, "Making Lemonade," students from The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, and Mackenzie Presbyterian University in São Paulo, Brazil will participate in a week-long design charrette. In collaborative teams, students will explore the use of design methods and principles as tools for facilitating meaningful social impact. The charrette will consist of both synchronous and asynchronous activities from Tuesday, October 6 -Tuesday, October 13. The synchronous collaboration will take place from 2:20pm - 3:40pm ET on October 6, 8, and 13.
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- Associate Professor, Department of Design, The Ohio State University
- Melsop is anAssociate Professor in the Department of Design at The Ohio State University. Prior to this appointment, she taught design studios and graduate seminars at the Knowlton School of Architecture at OSU. She holds a Master of Architecture from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a Bachelor of Science inArchitecture from The Ohio State University.Susan is the creator of Design Matters, a service-learning course that operates both locally and internationally, engaging urban youth in urban revitalization efforts and engaging the street population in design-build projects respectively.
- Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Design, The Ohio State University
Shadrick Addy graduated with a Bachelor of Science in graphic design from Elizabeth City State University and did his graduate studies at NC State College of Design. His master's thesis focused on the implementation of mixed reality systems in historic house museums. His research interest explores how designers can leverage extended reality (XR) systems to recreate historical experiences, encourage empathy, and facilitate social interaction in educational and cultural environments.
- Juliana Bertolini is an educator, designer, and social entrepreneur.
- Paula Dib is a Social Designer, working on the development of processes beyond products in communities inside and outside Brazil. With a humanist and action-oriented way of looking, Paula values endemic knowledge, rescues cultural traditions and prioritizes local natural raw materials in the development of products that combine ethics and aesthetics in an innovative way. The tripod design, society and nature has been the focus of her work. Among other recognitions, Paula was the winner in London of the International Young Designer Entrepreneur Award 2006 promoted by the British Council, TRIP Transformadores 2013 Award and selected by IDB INNOVATORS in 2013. Since 2007, she has taken the base of her work to other countries, opening new doors to think the designer’s role. She has held workshops and lectures in the United Kingdom, Netherlands, Venezuela, Mozambique, Sweden and Hong Kong, inspiring social innovation actions through design.