Design education in 21st Century: Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation

During my intervention, I will be talking about a new University in the GCC region that in collaboration with MIT and Parsons is totally revamping design education in a sort of a Bauhaus of the 21st century way. I will be sharing our DNA in how by combining Visual Literacy, Tech Fluency and Strategic Proficiency we are forging the designers of the future.

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Sunday 20 October
From 3.00 pm to 4.00 pm
EDTECH STAGE pav.7
Design education in 21st Century: Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation

Raffi Tchakerian

Tchakerian has experience in multiple fields of design, including aerospace, aviation, medicine, humanitarian design, product design, interactive design and robotics. Acquiring the ability to transform thoughts into tangible solutions his work is nurtured through cross-fertilizations between these various fields, with the goal of improving the interactions between humans and the technology they use, and environments in which they live. As a visionary designer, Raffi’s projects are colorful in nature, touching on every imaginable design field from space to the developing world. Over the past decade, Tchakerian has collaborated with a large number of leading international designers, including the design studio, Architecture and Vision, and space architects, Arturo Vittori and Andreas Vogler.


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