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Portrait of Pau De Riba
Author:
Pau De Riba
Title:
Invisible Design
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After the “premium” stage where design acts as quality mark, good design should become a “commodity”, a component of the welfare society we take for granted.
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Portrait of Fernando Del Vecchio
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Fernando Del Vecchio
Title:
A passion for design
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Who doesn't want to feel passion for what he or she likes, and loves?
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Main illustration of the article Paul Ricoeur and creative search
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Cecilia Salinas
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Paul Ricoeur and creative search
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The origin of the creative act from a philosopher's perspective.
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Main illustration of the article Ambient design and new technologies
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Mariane Garcia Unanue
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Ambient design and new technologies
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New ambients and spaces go along with habit and behavior changes in people. In this scenario: what is the role of technology?
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Portrait of Jorge Luis Muñoz
Author:
Jorge Luis Muñoz
Title:
Social design: definitions
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Graphic design seeking for understanding between sender and receiver through communication.
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Portrait of Guillermo Dufranc
Author:
Guillermo Dufranc
Title:
The power of beauty in packaging design
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Design's aesthetic quality increases value for products and brands, making them more desirable.
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Portrait of Norberto Chaves
Author:
Norberto Chaves
Title:
Don't Mess with My Design!
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The interprofessional critique taboo: insecurity, paranoia and corporatism refuge.
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Portrait of Ernesto Antonio Santos León
Author:
Ernesto Antonio Santos León
Title:
Information and Privacy in the Digital Era
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New statements are generated with the Internet evolution, especially about data. How is information being handled? What happens to the users' privacy?
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Portrait of Fernando Del Vecchio
Author:
Fernando Del Vecchio
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The challenge of communicating value
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A question to which creative entrepreneurs have no answer to: the value of their proposal.
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Portrait of Ricardo Rangel
Author:
Ricardo Rangel
Title:
Creation as the Human Essence
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In a world surrounding us with material, creation has become part of our essence, a key piece in the evolution of mankind.
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Portrait of Mariano Larrazabal
Author:
Mariano Larrazabal
Title:
Do you Know Really What Marketing Is?
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Advertising, marketing and sales are three concepts that need to be clearly differentiated by professionals.
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Portrait of Fernando Del Vecchio
Author:
Fernando Del Vecchio
Title:
Innovation on Design Is Not Inside Design
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Nowadays, is common to listen in almost every conversation “innovation” term. Everything must be “innovative”. However, innovation is not the same for everyone.
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Portrait of Alfredo Gutiérrez Borrero
Author:
Alfredo Gutiérrez Borrero
Title:
When Conviction Gets in the Way
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Not all pathways lead us to the same design, nor we all have to design through the same pathway.
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Main illustration of the article About Effectiveness
Author:
Fernando Del Vecchio
Title:
About Effectiveness
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Being efficacious entails doing the right things; being efficient, doing them correctly. Being effective means being efficacious and efficient.
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Portrait of Adrián Pierini
Author:
Adrián Pierini
Title:
My Debut as a Design Student
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Experience and career are based in dedication and hard work.
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Main illustration of the article Forum, “Fuero” and “Foras”!
Author:
Alfredo Gutiérrez Borrero
Title:
Forum, “Fuero” and “Foras”!
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On the shared construction of a design without geographical, academic or professional boundaries.
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Main illustration of the article Recipe book to get over the crisis with design
Author:
José Antonio Giménez
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Book: Recipe book to get over the crisis with design
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Professionals from 14 countries give their opinions and reflections about the profession and its relation with businesses and society.
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