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Connecting the Dots Between Business and Design

The Center for Advanced Design Studies 
has partnered with top organizations across the globe to create transformational events, inspirational soirees, and engaging talks that encompass the full range of design and innovation. Past events have ranged from design as a self-acutalizing activity, product innovation, regenerative innovation, multi-modal analysis, and music invention as a paradigm for innovation.

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Your Endeavor as a Work of Art

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New York 2023, Palo Alto 2022

A MoVi Partners Salon
In traditional Japanese Culture there is no distinction between Fine Art and Functional Objects and Processes.  We begin the evening with asking the question, "What happens when your endeavour is a work of Art?"  The evening's exploration is guided by a journey through art and art history, discovering rich moments in our offerings and organizations.

How We Eat

Berlin 2021

With How We Eat
A culinary exploration into the future of Regenerative Food through an interactive food experience.

Each small plate is designed to encourage group reflections on the food system we experience currently, and the regenerative food system we envision and towards which we hope to transition.

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Analysis Bootcamp

Berlin 2021

With the Digital Health Design Lab
A three day, hands-on introduction to Multimodal Analysis Techniques, and Interaction Analysis.
Using both Qualitative and Quantitative techniques, this workshop focuses on understanding design team dynamics.

Learning from Bach

London 2016
With the Royal College of Art, London

A rigorous and richly illustrated examination of JS Bach's compositional techniques and his patterns of invention, and subsequent application of these principles to 2-D, 3-D, and Product-Service-System Design.

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