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Planning for Climate Change Conference

Spontaneous note-taking during the conference.   The Planning for Climate Change Conference on 25 of June at Southbank University presented a wide-ranging view of the challenges of preparing for, adapting to and mitigating the effects of climate change. There was … Continue reading

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140 years of visitor maps for the V&A

image via Wikimedia Commons   Postgraduate researcher, Andrew McIlwraith, is examining how the design of floorplans can aid  people visiting museums. While conducting his research, Andrew has gained access to the archives of the Victoria & Albert museum and has been able to examine … Continue reading

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Thinking, testing, making…

  These words appear on the front page of the new ‘Manifesto for Design‘ produced by the All-Party Parliamentary Design and Innovation Group (APDIG) and tie in very much with our approach in the Centre for Information Design Research. We … Continue reading

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Information Design Conference 2012

Breaks at last week’s Information Design Conference were enlivened by a grandstand view of the film set for Les Miserables. The conference itself needed no enlivening with papers spanning wide-ranging topics such as public communication of the impact of education on social mobility … Continue reading

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Information Design to combat TB

Today is World TB Day, intended to raise awareness of TB as a modern problem in the developed as well as the developing world. It’s on the rise in urban areas, particularly among communities living in poor housing conditions. Our … Continue reading

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