GIDE Mechelen Workshop Oct 2012
Dr Elena Giunta (dept of Interior Design) at Politecnico di Milano, italy and Holger Theis (dept of Industrial Design) at Magdeburg -Stendal University, Germany introduced short design projects inspired by the theme of Water. Elena’s proposal explored the cultural, ritualistic and symbolic contexts of water- linked in part to her PhD research work. Holger offered two projects, one on the theme of ‘Water Jewellery’ the other on ‘Walking on Water’. The workshop is part of GIDE’s continuing October events linked to formal meetings between GIDE institutions. Workshop participants included Andy Milligan from DJCAD University of Dundee, Scotland and Interior Design professors from Lessius Mechelen.