Master students from the design course at Aveiro University participating in the "Representation of Knowledge" course were challenged to work with the "design companies in Portugal" database, for one semester. Their objectives were to create representations and metaphors; and convey carefully thought messages about the sector. The course resulted in five posters, presented in late February 2021.
The event REDE#02 National Design Schools meetings occurred on October 31st 2020 at the Polytechnic Institute of Cávado e do Ave, Barcelos, Portugal. In total, 26 design schools and 49 participants contributed to develop and discuss multiple topics related with design education and models of collaboration with companies.
The second national inquiry, aiming to characterize the profile of faculty teaching design courses and disciplines in Portugal is online!
National project that looks at design as a factor of innovation as well as cultural and socioeconomic development. The project collects and interprets data from the Portuguese Design ecosystem to promote its knowledge and to influence public policies.
2021 Observatório de Design. Towards a Design Observatory: models, instruments, representations and strategies. Supported by Lisbon Regional Operational Programme (Lisboa 2020) and the Competitiveness and Internationalisation Operational Programme (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-032445), under the PORTUGAL 2020 Partnership Agreement, through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and FCT – Foundation for Science and Technology.
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