Deborah Dawton, a member of the European Design Leadership board, is the chief executive of a trade association in the UK that represents the design industry. She’s also the president of BEDA, which is the Bureau of European Design Associations.
“My involvement in the Design Leadership board is because of my role in BEDA. If the Read more >
Thierry Wasser, who is one of the members of the Design Leadership Board, had a really grassroots level start for his career as a perfumer. “I started working at the age of 15 in an apprenticeship in Switzerland as a herbalist, and later I developed a curiosity for fragrances. I joined a school in Geneva Read more >
- The biggest achievement for the European Design Leadership Board will be that the perception of design will change. Design is no longer luxury, not only high valued cost thing. So today and tomorrow design is involved in everybody’s life, says Gerin Trautenberger, member of the European Design Leadership Board.
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- Design should be applied in many more sectors and different situations, and at the same time we need to remember what it is that makes design unique – the ability to visualize, to make abstracts concrete, to influence people’s behavior, says Christian Bason, member of the European Design Leadership Board.
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Rachel Cooper, member of the European Design Leadership Board, is a professor of design management and policy at the Lancaster University (UK). She has been doing design research for 20 years in multidisciplinary groups. Her work has focused on addressing complex challenges using design and design research.
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