calendar

01. Fri 19/02/2010: Introduction to the overall course. Presentation: “Design for a low-cost world” + “Wobbling solutions”. How to make your blog.

Extra: “12 notes on design“.

02. Fri 26/02/2010: “Wobbling solutions: the grid and its references” Part 1 / Part 2 / Part 3. Check on student’s blogs. Evaluation sheet from last year students. Extra:  “How to get from 0.2% (economic growth rate) to 282.739.130.435 euro (money stuck in non-performing loans): useful data on current Japan“.

03. Fri 5/03/2010: “Wobbling solutions: the ‘individual case (part 4 / part 5)”. Check on student’s blogs. Extra: “My life with the tuc-tuc“.

04. Fri 12/03/2010: “Wobbling solutions: the ‘individual case (part 6 / part 7)”. Check on student’s blogs.

05. Fri 19/03/2010: “Wobbling solutions: the small group case (part 1/2)”. Check on student’s blogs. Extra: we have as guest Gianni Romano (Postmedia Books). Extra: “Japan: form follows fiction (the walkman and the zen garden)“.

06. Fri 26/03/2010: Visit #1: we go at Achille Castiglioni studio/museum + Ettore Sottsass‘ Ghella House.

07. Fri 23/04/2010: “Wobbling solutions: the small group case (part 3/4)”. Check on student’s blogs. Extra: we have as guest Duilio Forte (Atelier Forte).

08. Fri 30/04/2010: “Wobbling solutions: the large group case (part 1/2)”. Check on student’s blogs.

09. Fri 07/05/2010: “Wobbling solutions: the large group case (part 3/4)”. Extra: “Dabbawallas“. Check on student’s blogs. Extra, visit # 2: we go to visit Abitare magazine head-quarters in Lambrate + we go to visit Id-Lab office and various activities in Crescenzago. Final meeting with Piera Patera (m&a) on how to make real-estate operation in contemporary Milan.

10. Fri 14/05/2010: Check on student’s blogs. Extra: “A ‘how-to’ guide (or: the cultural event in the age of technical reproducibility)” + “Geodesign, the people of a city” + we have as a guest Paola Zini and Sara Fortunati (Torino World Design Capital, Italia 150).

11. Fri 21/05/2010: “Wobbling solutions: the ‘mass’ case (part 1/2) + + Visit #3: Design Museum at Milan Triennale.

12. Fri 28/05/2010: “Wobbling solutions: the ‘mass’ case (part 3/4) +  Susanna Legrenzi + Flat Design project. Check on student’s blogs. Visit #4: De Vecchi silverware company.

(Image on top: Enzo Mari, “Calendario Formosa“, Danese, 1963)

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