Transforming practices Currently updating
Every experience enacted and undergone modiﬁes the one who acts and undergoes, while this modiﬁcation affects, whether we wish it or not, the quality of subsequent experiences. For it is a somewhat different person who enters into them.
- Dewey (2015:35)
Projects & Publications
05 November 2021
Education as a transforming practice: designing together for complex, sustainable living
Hummels, C.C.M., & Lévy, P. (2021). Education as a transforming practice: designing together for complex, sustainable living. In Proceedings of Relating Systems Thinking and Design 2021 Symposium, RSD10. Delft, The Netherlands.
21 October 2021
Designing for Transforming Practices: Maps and Journeys
Trotto, A., Hummels, C.C.M., Levy, P., Peeters, J.P.A., van der Veen, R., Yoo, D., Johansson, M., Smith, M.L., & van der Zwan, S. (2021). Designing for Transforming Practices: Maps and Journeys. Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven.
26 April 2020
Transforming Practices squad
Transforming Practices (TP) considers the transformations of our societies, dealing with major societal issues, local challenges for social resilience, or everyday activities, as well as their interrelations. Envisioning transformative practices, we question through designing the how, who, why and what of design for these major societal issues.
23 September 2019
Design research and innovation framework for transformative practices
Hummels, C., Trotto, A., Peeters, J., Lévy, P., Alves Lino, J. & Klooster, S. (2019). Design research and innovation framework for transformative practices. In Strategy for change (pp. 52-76). Glasgow, UK: Glasgow Caledonian University. ISBN: 978-972-789-482-6
03 September 2019
In this Design Fiction project, several potential healthcare futures are explored in a collaboration between Philips Design, Eindhoven University of Technology, Design Academy Eindhoven, and Frank Kolkman.
23 May 2017
People Place Process: A self-reflection tool to become a professional in design thinking, based on pedagogical action research
The nature of design thinking projects requires a great capacity to solve situated-inquiry problems (versus technical problem solving – Schön). Design thinking requires practitioners to become reflective professionals. This piece of research provides a protocol and tools to guide their journey of self-reflection.
Doctoral dissertation of Véronique Hillen
10 September 2013
Matter of transformation, designing an alternative tomorrow inspired by phenomenology
Hummels, C., & Lévy, P. (2013). Matter of Transformation: Designing an Alternative Tomorrow Inspired by Phenomenology. Interactions, 20(6), 42–49. https://doi.org/10.1145/2533713
15 May 2012
Rights through Making - Skills for Pervasive Ethics
Pervasive ethics is a social praxis aimed at justice and freedom, which pervades society in a capillary way, becoming a Universal attitude that makes people aware of their own rights, able and willing to contribute to seeing their own rights and those of all people fulfilled.
Doctoral dissertation of Ambra Trotto