(Online)The Power of Prototyping - Thinking & Making for Innovation and Impact

Updated: Nov 22, 2021





*This programme was finished.

In this 3.5 hour interactive lecture & creative workshop participants will be introduced to the many forms of prototyping methods used in the design industry to drive towards innovative solutions and products. Participants will get a taste for how designers use simple and rapid making techniques to bring concepts to life with hands-on, guided creative exercises. This program is open to people from all fields who want to see collaborative making in action and/or those hoping to expand their creative toolkits to have greater impact through tangible prototyping.


The talks and hands on exercises are drawn from Gaetano’s extensive prototyping experience as a Design Engineer, currently leading design within Google’s Advanced Concepts team. Themes will bridge making techniques that can be applied to digital services and physical devices alike.

Date and Time:

November 20th (Saturday), 2021 13:00-16:30 JST


Style:

Online(Zoom)*We'll set a zoom link nearer the date.

Lecture + Exercise (Workshop)


Language: English with simultaneous translation into Japanese


Tools:

-miro board

*We'll explain how to use miro board to the participants.


-materials for prototyping exercises

*We'll ask you to bring some materials for the exercises. We'll let you know details in advance.


Facilitator:

Gaetano Ling


Designer, Senior Device Interaction Designer at Google

Gaetano Ling is a multidisciplinary product designer who has, according to himself, somehow managed to make a career out of curiosity and tinkering. With formal experience in design for manufacture and mechanical engineering, he also obtained a double MA & MSc degree in Innovation Design Engineering from the Royal College of Art and Imperial College in 2011. Since then, he's applied a range of end-to-end making skills, from rapid digital/physical prototyping to dfm, towards several products you might have seen out in the world. Currently he is a Senior Device Interaction Designer at Google, after humanizing technology as a product designer at IDEO in Palo Alto, California.

https://gaetanoling.com


Number of participants: Approx. 20 participants


Who is the programme for:

The programme is designed not only for UI/UX designers, but for all kinds of professional people from engineering, product/service development, business development, research, strategy, sales and marketing, among others. Students are also welcome. (age: over 21)


Participation fee:

33,000 JPY/person (30,000 Yen + Consumption tax)


Booking:

Please book on our Peatix page:

https://osp1120-21eng.peatix.com/


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