DESIGN FOR, MEANING MAKING AND SHARING

Nanci Takeyama

Abstract


The aim of this exhibition is to show case the work of the group design for, a non-profit organization, funded by Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. design for is an open platform for collaborations on social design projects.
design for advocates cultural understanding and heritage preservation by using design as a dialogue. The role of the designer is of a facilitator, between the traditional crafts and wider global audience. Through the crafts and the products designed collaboratively with communities the designer act as a storyteller of heritage and culture.

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