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Culturally Competent Design Research: Designing With Care

  • Start: 25th March, 2024 @ 6:00PM
  • End: 25th March, 2024 @ 8:00PM
  • SPACE4 (Black gate entrance, 2nd Floor), 113-115 Fonthill Road London N4 3HH

Our masterclass are made up of 3 sessions run over 3 months. While you can attend them individually, we recommend coming to them all for the best experience.

  • 101 (Mon 26 February, 18:00-20:00)
  • Designing with Care (Mon 25 March, 18:00-20:00)
  • Divergent Thinking (Mon 29 April, 18:00-20:00)

Designing With Care

In this session, participants will reflect on care and their own experiences of using technology, followed by an introduction to 100kicks five designing with care principles. They will then build on their creative and critical thinking skills and start to apply these principles to existing apps/digital services.

Whether you are a seasoned designer or someone that is thinking about how to design and serve your community better with new services, this workshop will help equip you with considerations that will allow you to do so, with care.

Why attend?

  • A no frills guide to doing research. No big words without explanations.
  • Learn a bit more about why being culturally competent is important.
  • To have strategies in place that allow you and your teams to build with care.
  • Learn how to do research on a budget, whilst remaining ethical .

Who is this for?

  • Existing Researchers (especially if they are working in a people facing domain)
  • Educational Researchers
  • Designers of all types that may be interested in how to design for a fairer world
  • Policy folks
  • Folks working in government who want to figure out how they can do research within communities they may be trying to learn more about.
  • Anyone that wants to know more about “research” and how to do to it for themselves/their own community
  • Anyone interested in community led research practises
  • These are going to be creative and fun workshops, so anyone interested in learning about a new skill