Participate—Korean-style

Participate has been translated into Korean! A Chinese version is in the works.  

Participatory Design Workshop at University of Tennessee

Last week I traveled to Knoxville, Tennessee, to lead a participatory design workshop with University of Tennessee juniors. The assignment:Find 20 people who have something unusual in common. Construct a

Design Double Feature Book Launch

In November, MICA graciously hosted a Design Double Feature Book Launch celebrating the release of my new book Participate: Designing with User-Generated Content (Princeton Architectural Press) along with Ellen Lupton’s

Design for Social Change During Senior Year.

We’ve been busy preparing for the 2012 senior year. This year, thesis projects will have a general theme of “Design for Social Impact.” To support this concept, we are bringing

Who Am I?

Using the identity signage template from p.86 of our new book Participate, Zvez and I created our own marks. (left to right) Helen Armstrong , Zvezdana Stojmirovic

Participate: Designing with User-Generated Content

Participate: Designing with User-Generated Content (available from Amazon) Co-authored with Zvezdana Stojmirovic. (Princeton Architectural Press, 2011) Visit participatorydesign.netto read more about the project and check out additional resources. As non-designers busily

LINKED: An Experiment in CoCreation

developed by Helen Armstrong, Miami University, and Zvezdana Stojmirovic, The Maryland Institute College of Art 35 MICA students in Baltimore, MD / 22 Miami students in Oxford, Ohio—our project began

Crowdspeak: A co-created student project/exhibition

Crowdspeak: A co-created student project/exhibitiondeveloped by Helen Armstrong, Miami University, and Zvezdana Stojmirovic, The Maryland Institute College of Art“Workflow—the order of tasks in the realization of a project—is as important

Graphic Design Theory: Readings From the Field

Graphic Design Theory: Readings from the Field is a carefully curated introduction (1900-present) to graphic design theory. Vital voices of design thinking inspire readers with topics ranging from futurism, constructivism,