Maker Hub


Maker Hub SDU Design will very soon have a workshop facility for student and research use. The facility will provide tools to facilitate fast prototyping of models and mockups of electronics and mechanical components. Having recently moved to new premises in Kolding, SDU Design needs access to a Maker space...

Digital Publishing and Design


What happens when the digital textbook replaces the paper book in danish schools? The central question of this project is, what role design plays in transforming the cultural form we used to know as books? Some of the major changes in the publishing world include new digital production, distribution and...

Theories and Practices of Aesthetics in Design


Paradoxically, the aesthetics of design is only little described and theorized; it is a paradox, as the concept of aesthetics is integrated in the common discourse on design and often set in relation to design, both in practice and in theoretical discourse, while at the same time what is meant...

Design Learning


Design Learning Design Learning is an inquiry based learning process that leverages the participatory nature of communicative interaction between people. Learning emerges as thematic patterns of meaning or knowing in the ongoing relating between those involved in such an inquiry: Relating. Design Learning combines design processes, methods, tools and interventions...

Small is Beautiful


The project will explore the issue of "growth" in (design) firms - and the phenomenon that some (design) firms actually don't want to grow. Or that some designs run best in small, exclusive series. For this project we have the goal to produce articles on the theme for the coming...

Co Design for Sustainable Tourism Development


Co-Design project outcomes for the tourism industry Collaboration with the tourism industry was prioritised in two Danish contexts, based on already existing networks. One was the newly established Destination Lillebaelt, which covers Kolding, Fredericia and Middelfart municipalities. Destination Lillebælt serves to establish a Destination Management Organisation for the Lillebaelt area....

Research Forum Design Culture Studies


Where and when  Stadsarkiv meeting room Skolegade 2B, Kolding (in front of Nicolai cafe) November 13, 9.30 – 12.30 The humanistic design studies is an approach originating in design history and culture studies focusing on aesthetics and meanings. The broad and complex relations between designer, production, consumption and mediation are investigated...