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 […]

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 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 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 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 […]