Design as a Martial Art by John Barrie
Ignite Ann Arbor 5
Design as a Martial Art
Designers can make the world a better place.
Regardless of the medium, be it form and space, shadow and light or electrons and pixels, design skills can be used to save lives and improve the environment.
This presentation will show 10 examples of how designers are using their skills in new ways to save lives and improve the environment.
John Barrie is a recovering Architect with a background in mathematics and product design. He is now the Executive Director of The Appropriate Technology Collaborative, a nonprofit that designs new affordable green technologies for the world's poor.