..to make films with people, not about people

Workshops

UX Hong Kong workshop results

The participants made short films in groups, in about 1.5 hrs from developing an idea to presenting it. Each film consists of only 3 shots, based on a simple script …

UX Hong Kong workshop slides

During the workshop Bas presented a short history of documentary film, and an introduction to Golden Rules for design documentaries. Both are linked here as a …

Workshop at UX Hong Kong

After a brief introduction to design research methods on day 1 of UX Hong Kong, today we have a workshop on design documentaries. The goal is to make some …

Blogs of the student groups at ENSCI Les Ateliers

Each of the groups in the design documentaries workshop is keeping a blog to document the design research they are doing, in particular materials they have found and discussions about …

Day 1. Inspiration from a 100 years of documentary film

We introduced three ideas in documentary thinking that are particular useful to design researchers. The idea that “Film is like reality” is important because it allows Design Documentaries to portray …

Day 1. Creative exploration in diverse disciplines.

1. Co-discovery can reveal a collective imagination.
2. Set up a “protocole of research”… something done in a systematic way to create sense or intuition.
3. Playing with the medium (photo/video) creates …

Design Documentaries workshop at ENSCI Paris

Learning, experimenting, creating: Les Ateliers – Paris Design Institute has opted for ambitious, multidisciplinary, theoretical and practical courses in correlation with project studios run by professional designers. The teaching is …

Belonging & Belongings

How do people present themselves online and offline, and is there a connection between the two?

Belonging & Belongings is an international and interdisciplinary research programme, exploring the interrelationship between technology, society and sartorial appearances by investigating how people express their identities through their physical and virtual possessions.