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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

Matter of Transformation

How the interweaving between design, philosophy and human & social sciences impacts practices, societies and individuals

Lecture 04 November 2019
Designing for Systemic Change

Many societal challenges require a systemic approach towards change. An approach where multiple stakeholders together create insight in the challenge at hand, and explore possible directions for systemic change. This session explores the concept of Designing for Systemic Change, including: what is it, how do we approach it, and what are the challenges we face?

Project 03 October 2019
Probing Future

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.

Student project 03 September 2019
Contemplating the impossible

Lévy, P. (2018). Contemplating the Impossible, presented at Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands. October 19th, 2018.

Presentation 19 October 2018
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

Project 23 May 2017
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

Project 15 May 2012
Light through Culture - Experience Human Rights

Light through Culture is an international design school which explores the theme of complexity in learning environments.

Student project 15 January 2012