Recap DESMA Meet-up London 2016

Since the DESMA Network was formed in 2012, we have sought to build a diverse community of researchers and practitioners to engage in relevant conversations about the future of design management. On F […]

DESMA Avenues

This book provides a peek at the research projects conducted by the the 13 researchers within DESMA in 2012-2015. Each researcher has written a chapter reflecting some critical aspects of their resear […]

Kill the star-designer

Why change-management isn’t working   Thanks to our special guest from the DESMA Meet-up London 2016, Jan Leyssens, who shared his reflection about the event on Medium. _______________________ […]

What’s new with ULISES NAVARRO AGUIAR?

What are you up to at the moment? I am currently focusing on completing my PhD thesis, writing up and working through the empirical material. My research explores value practices in design work and an […]

What’s new with EVA KIRCHBERGER?

What are you up to at the moment? I am writing up my thesis, answering the research question how entrepreneurs can defend their successful innovation from strong competition, looking at two industries […]

What’s new with ARIANA AMACKER?

What are you up to at the moment? I’m in the final stage of writing my dissertation which is to be completed March 2017. How did DESMA influence you? It is my DESMA research 😉 How do you relate t […]

What’s new with NAIARA ALTUNA?

What are you up to at the moment? In October I’ll “celebrate” my first year at IBM! Currently working for a multinational CPG company, supporting them in their digital transformation journey, st […]

What’s new with VERONICA BLUGUERMANN?

What are you up to at the moment? I’m working as a Senior Service Designer at M4ID. How did DESMA influence you? My research as part of DESMA has inspired me in the process of inquiry How do you rel […]

What’s new with FERNANDO PINTO SANTOS?

What are you up to at the moment? I’m in the last phase of my PhD and I’m currently working on the three essays that will compose my doctoral thesis. I expect to have the thesis ready in the begin […]

What’s new with SARA JANE GONZALEZ?

What are you up to at the moment? I am working as Business Design Lead at Designit in Latin America. I am on the second year of the Executive PhD at Politecnico di Milano. How did DESMA influence you? […]

What’s new with ANDREW WHITCOMB?

What are you up to at the moment? I will defend my PhD on October 14, 2016, which focuses on the ways that design researchers account for the ethics of designing together. Also, I recently started wor […]

What’s new with MARZIA ARICÒ?

What are you up to at the moment? Staying true to the DESMA’s spirit, I’m juggling professional work with academic research. At Livework, I’m leading a team of researchers and practitioners in t […]

DESMA Meet-up London

On Friday 16th of September 2016, DESMA invites you to join us in exploring New Formats for Doing and Communicating Research in the Intersections of Design + Management and Academia + Practice. DESMA […]

DESMA Report

Read the first research report from 2013 of the DESMA project including texts from 12 DESMA research fellows. Download the pdf here! With texts from: Åsa Öberg Ariana Amacker Andreas Benker Andre […]

DESMA Tours, Fourth Stop: Mexico

As you know, DESMA Tours is an initiative that aims to tell the DESMA story to the countries of the world to give practitioners and academics a chance to learn about and interact with DESMA. We want t […]

DESMA Chats: Episode 5

Episode 5 Measurement Matters in Design Management with Fabiane Wolff   For Episode 5, Fabiane Wolff joined us from Centro Universitário Ritter dos Reis (Uniritter) in Brazil to discuss researc […]

DESMA Tours, Third Stop: Colombia

DESMA Tours is an initiative that aims to tell the DESMA story to the countries of the world to give practitioners and academics a chance to learn about and interact with DESMA. We want to take the d […]

DESMA at Helsinki Design Week

Design + Management: A trip into the future DESMA is part of Helsinki Design Week 2015! Founded in 2005, Helsinki Design Week is the largest design festival in the Nordic countries. Held annually in […]

DESMA Chats: Episode 4

Episode 4 Design Managers and Creative Leadership with Gudrun Lilja Gunnlaugsdottir In Episode 4 Andreas and Andrew spoke with Gudrun Lilja Gunnlaugsdóttir, founder, creative director & design c […]

DESMA Discussions

Do you want to know what some of the leading people in design management from academia and practice think about innovation, creativity and the future of design + management?   As a little reminde […]

DESMA Perspectives

During our first ever public DESMA Forum in 2014, we had the unique chance to gather perspectives from several impactful people in the Design Management sphere. Since we think that their opinions are […]

DESMA Talks

DESMA Talks is part of a series of initiatives that aim to tell the DESMA story in different settings and to give practitioners a chance to learn about and interact with DESMA. We believe that LAGO (i […]