Monthly update by DFRT

On March 15, 2012 By

February 2/2012

 

WHAT’S UP:

 

Maria and Miko participated in hosting courses held at the Factory, such as Interdisciplinary Product Design, R&D Management, and Ideal Reactors by facilitating reflective workshops and providing introductions to ADF ways of working, such as prototyping. Satu continued her research exchange in Swinburne University by taking part in the […]

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Monthly update by DFRT

On February 12, 2012 By

January 1/2012

WHAT’S UP:

The ADF researchers’ open office is under renovation during February. The layout will be redesigned along with the seating arrangements. In the future you can primarily contact Miko (miko.laakso@aalto.fi) to discuss about the principles and practices about using the new space. During the renovation Maria and Miko can be found downstairs […]

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Monthly update by DFRT

On January 5, 2012 By

December 12/2011

WHAT’S UP:

After Tua and Senni leaving for their maternity leaves, DFRT will now consist of Maria, Satu and Miko. Satu will be joining Päivi at the Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne as a visiting researcher. She will be leaving on the 23rd of January and will be staying for three to […]

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Monthly update by DFRT

On December 2, 2011 By

WHAT’S UP:

Maria and Satu presented a paper titled The Role of Experimentation in Creating and Sustaining Motivation in Design Work at the IASDR 4th World Conference on Design Research in Delft. When presenting the case study of ADF as an experimentational platform it appeared that Design Factory was already a well-known concept among many […]

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November update by DFRT

On October 27, 2011 By

We’ve been busy analyzing the results from 52 interviews conducted for the Aalto Design Factory research case as well as going through the 177 interviews from last year’s longitudinal studies for ADF-related information. However, we’ve also managed to do a couple of other things on the side…

*A paper titled “Foundations for Studying Creative […]

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October update by DFRT

On October 7, 2011 By

WHAT’S UP?

• DFRT is taking stock on all of the buzz that has been happening at the ADF community during the last three years. We interviewed over 60 members of the ADF community and observed interaction at Kafis for a week. More information on the results will be coming this month!

• The interviews […]

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