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the MxD – our new MFA, Design & Visual Communications

Our new MFA in Design at the University of Florida is set to launch in fall 2019. Its origins are with the d4d work and expands and creates new...
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Transforming Design: Indigeneity and Mestizaje in Latin America

UF Design Professors Gaby Hernández and María Rogal, along with Rául Sánchez of UF’s Department of English, led an international group of...
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Co-designing for development

Raúl Sánchez (UF English) and I published an essay, “Co-Designing for Development,” in the Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Design (ed. Rachel...
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Design Incubation Fellowship

  I recently attended the Design Incubation Fellowship in NYC. It was one of the most relevant, informative, and inspiring professional...
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Moringa Project for Throwback Thursday

In 2010, students in Technologies and Processes collaborated with NGO Impala Development Services (Swaziland) to create a name, identity, and...
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Rongfei Geng Creative Project

I had the pleasure of working with Rongfei Geng while he was an MFA student at the University of Florida. I ran across his creative project work...
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Anna Atkins, Botanist, Photographer

I stumbled on the bio of Anna Children Atkins, a 19th century botanist, artist, and photographer. She may very well have been the first female...
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On writing and keeping a notebook

For some time I have been fascinated with notebooks, in part for how we can document ideas and everyday happenings and make connections. This is...
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Innovations in International Development

On Thursday I made a brief presentation on the work of D4D at the UF Innovations in International Development Symposium. What always impresses me...
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Wixárika Calendar

Project: An intercultural calendar that comparatively presents Wixárika and western concepts of time. The design solution visually documents one...
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Make Bike Rack

GRA3209C: Typography 2 / 3D Typography Make Bike Rack — Each rack textually identifies activities specific to the building. Make was place...
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United Faculty of Florida—UF

Since this summer I've been working with the United Faculty of Florida–UF to develop a more professional presence. The tangible materials with...
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