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Social Design Institute: inaugural event

We'll be introducing the UAL Social Design Institute with a series of workshops and discussions on social design. Our events will be part of the London Design Festival 2019, in association with EMERGENCE - exhibition and events by the Design School at London College of Communication (LCC).

Date: Thursday 19 September 2019

Venue: London College of Communication (LCC)
University of the Arts London
Elephant and Castle
London, SE1 6SB.

Please note: you must book each session if you want to attend.

Crowds of people at a gallery
Degree show Private view, Central Saint Martins - Credit: Image courtesy of UAL Caption

Book a session

Research Workshop: Futures That Need Anticipating: Making and Discussion Studio

Jamie Brassett (UAL), Duncan Fairfax (Goldsmiths), Lucy Kimbell (UAL), Maria Patsarika (UAL), Cameron Tonkinwise (UTS).

Time: 1pm - 3.30pm

Venue: LCC T805

RSVP: socialdesigninstitute@arts.ac.uk
by 12 September 2019 (read our privacy notice)

Panel Discussion: Is social design: Political? Utopian? Transformative? Necessary?

Cameron Tonkinwise (UTS), Patrycja Kaszynska (UAL), Adam Thorpe (UAL), Daniella Jenkins (UAL and KCL), Rebecca Earley (UAL)

Time: 4pm - 5.30pm

Venue: Lecture Theatre A, LCC

RSVP: socialdesigninstitute@arts.ac.uk
by 12 September 2019 (read our privacy notice)

Keynote: Staying with the Problem: Social Design Research and Practice

Professor Guy Julier, Head of Research and Professor of Design Leadership, Dept. of Design, Aalto University, Finland.

Time: 6pm - 7.30pm |  Drinks reception: 8pm - 9pm

Venue: Lecture Theatre A, LCC

Book your tickets (free)

Sustainable Fast-Fashion Installation by Jenny Banks.
Sustainable Fast-Fashion Installation by Jenny Banks, Central Saint Martins. © John Sturrock

About us

Find out more about the UAL Social Design Institute and how you can get involved.

Student holding a box of sustainable materials
Sustainable materials in the library, Central Saint Martins. © Alys Tomlinson

Contact us

Interested in what we do or working with us? Get in touch: socialdesigninstitute@arts.ac.uk