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Materiality, Maker Practices and Design Studio Pedagogy at the Digital Age

Research project
Active research
Project period
2020 - 2024
Project owner
HDK-Valand – Academy of Art and Design

Short description

The rapidly transforming innnovation-driven knowledge society emphasizes the importance of non-routine problem solving, design thinking capabilities, and creativity. The revolution of digital technologies provides new instruments and materials for creative design and production. In this light, MakerStudioPeda focuses on analyzing pedagogical practices for fostering creativity at university-level design education and craft teacher education in the digital age.

HDK-Valand Craft is one of four collaborative Nordic project partners.