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  1. Anticolonial prospects for overcoming the coloniality of making in design

    Anticolonial prospects for overcoming the coloniality of making in design

    Saito, C., Freese Gonzatto, R., and van Amstel, F. (2024) Anticolonial prospects for overcoming the coloniality of making in design, in Gray, C., Hekkert, P., Forlano, L., Ciuccarelli, P. (eds.), DRS2024: Boston, 23–28 June, Boston, USA. - Jun 17, 2024
  2. Conscious design for a women shelter (2023)

    Conscious design for a women shelter (2023)

    Camila Kutiski heard from a friend about a shelter service for victims of domestic violence in her neighborhood. She visited the non-profit running the service and decided to support the people involved with her Graphic Design final work at UTFPR. The first thing she did was to understand the existing design activities in the non-profit. […] - Feb 24, 2024
  3. Shared Management Handbook (2021)

    Shared Management Handbook (2021)

    Shared Management Handbook is the final work of Luciane Hulyk to obtain her Graphic Design degree at UTFPR. The book was collaboratively written and participatory designed with the Mandala Network, a collective of local artisans who wanted to share their experience with self-management and solidarity economy. The book reads like a manual for those who […] - Jan 8, 2022
  4. Publication Design

    Publication Design

    In the Publication Design course, students are asked to write and design a book that lets the oppressed say their word to the world. If they see themselves as oppressed, they can write in the first person. If not, they can interview people that see themselves as oppressed and write in the third person or […] - Sep 20, 2021
  5. Manifesto Design Dissenso (2019)

    Manifesto Design Dissenso (2019)

    The Manifesto Design Dissenso is writen by the Design for Social Innovation class of 2019 at UTFPR. Students decided to write it after looking critically at their technical education and the lack of political perspectives. The manifesto was written and designed using several collaborative tools, such as clay, textiles, and Google Docs across several weeks […] - Nov 8, 2019
  6. Women Coffee Worker Coalition (2019-)

    Women Coffee Worker Coalition (2019-)

    Women Coffee Worker Coalition is the final work of Rafaella Peres Eleuterio to obtain her Bachelor degree in Design at UTFPR. Rafaella had some relatives who worked on the coffee fields of Northern Paraná but she never engaged directly with this production. After seeing the coffee packages which sold their produce in the city, she […] - Oct 9, 2019
  7. Depression and I (2016)

    Depression and I (2016)

    This is a short animation movie produced by Marcos Balbinot for his final work in Digital Design to express his experience of going through depression. The movie conveys the prejudices people face with this mental condition in an attempt to reduce it. The movie has attracted more than 80.000 viewers and hundreds of comments on […] - Mar 31, 2016
  8. Social participation vocabulary (2012)

    Social participation vocabulary (2012)

    This was one of the projects that emerged in Corais Living Lab: a vocabulary to classify and share data across electronic public participation applications and websites. I did not organize the project but joined as a host in Corais. I really liked this project since it lays the foundation for a more democratic society in […] - Nov 24, 2012
  9. The doshas' disc (2005)

    The doshas’ disc (2005)

    A body-composition test based on traditional Indian medicine, Ayurveda. The disc is used to mark the responses of the person to the questionnaire, giving immediate visual feedback on the predominance of one dosha over another. This was created for an Indian Restaurant in Brazil who served dishes tailored to the ayurvedic body types. An interactive […] - Nov 24, 2005