Susan Yelavich speaks about design in Mexico City

Susan Yelavich, Associate Professor of Design Studies, recently visited Centro, Mexico City’s premiere design school to lead a lecture, Product(ive) Leisure as well as a workshop within their design community.  While there, she was also able to speak with Janin Porras of the design magazine, Glocal (Read Susan’s full interview here.  Note: This interview is published in Spanish), where she discusses “design as an agent of dignity.”

You can read Susan’s reflections on her visit on the Design Studies program blog, here.

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The Centro building designed in 2015 by Enrique Norten e Ten Arquitectos (courtesy of Centro).

“…Graduates need more time to think about what design means.  In other words, people don’t have the time to reflect on the fact that everything around us is design, and depends on it.” -From Susan’s interview (translated by Brooke Ellsworth)

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