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and user experience designer he worked with clients including Daimler-Chrysler, T-Mobile USA or Dokumentationszentrum für Popkultur. Tom Bieling is the chief-editor at Designabilities.org and co-founder of the Design Research Network. He was recently announced “Young Innovator of the year” 2014 by the Falling Walls Consortium.

TOM BIELING PhD Candidate Design Research Lab Berlin

Tom Bieling runs the ‘Social Innovation’ Cluster at the Design Research Lab at Berlin University of the Arts, where he currently finishes his PhD. Since 2011 he is a visiting Professor in Applied Sciences and Art at the German University in Cairo. In his previous work as communication-, interaction-

INTERNET OF EVERYONE – TOOLS FOR EMPOWERMENT Critical and cross-cultural as well as inclusive and socially-informed design approaches have helped form an understanding of design as a practice with a high potential for societal transformation. A strong characteristic of these approaches becomes obvious in their intention to address the needs of underserved or marginalized populations. Tom Bieling will talk about that. He will also present one of the latest Projects – the LormHand – a mobile device which helps deaf-blind people to communicate with others.

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Beirut Design Week 2015 Catalogue  

An overview of more than 160 events that took place during BDW15.

Beirut Design Week 2015 Catalogue  

An overview of more than 160 events that took place during BDW15.

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