Design examples and solutions
in everyday life to cope with COVID-19

Through the online international forum, we would like to share thoughts of domestic and foreign designers about design examples and solutions in everyday life that cope with COVID-19.

This online forum will consist of video screening of designers’ lectures and live panel discussions, and will be broadcast live on YouTube.

Period
Scheduled at 16:00 on Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Place
YouTube real-time transmission

Subject
“Design for New Normal” “Design Mental Care”
Sharing domestic and international cases and discourses on designs that provide comfort in everyday life in the “Corona Era”

Goal
To share the value of design and design solutions that give comfort in everyday life in the “Corona Era”, and examples of designs applied in everyday life to cope with coronavirus

Iris Choi
– CEO of Perception

Caroline Naphegyi
– Programs Director of Lille Metropole 2020 World Design Capital

Juliana Buso
– Project Manager and International Relations of Centro Brasil Design

Gustavo Maggio & Wendy Chua
– Co-founders of Forest & Whale

Ulrich Weinberg
– Head of School of Design Thinking, Hasso Plattner Institute in Potsdam

Marc Aurel
– Designer and Founder of Aurel Design Urbain

Jangsub Lee
– Professor, Seoul National University Department of Design

Program

Contents Time Details Speaker
Introduction 16:00 ~ 16:05 (5′) [Opening Video]
Introduction and participation guide
Iris Choi
– CEO of Perception
Keynote speech 16:05 ~ 16:15 (10′) [Keynote Lecture]
The value of designs that give comfort in everyday life
Caroline Naphegyi
– Programs Director of Lille Metropole 2020 World Design Capital
Session lecture 16:25 ~ 16:35 (10′) [Case 1] Public Design
Public design case to cope with COVID-19
Juliana Buso
– Project Manager and International Relations of Centro Brasil Design
16:35 ~ 16:45 (10′) [Case 2] Industrial Design
Cases of Social design in the New Normal Era
Gustavo Maggio  & Wendy Chua
– Co-founder of Forest & Whale
16:45 ~ 16:55 (10′) [Case 3] Service Design
Design thinking in the post-corona era
Ulrich Weinberg
– Head of School of Design Thinking, Hasso Plattner Institute in Potsdam
16:15 ~ 16:25 (10′) [Case 4] Urban Design
European urban design cases in the Corona Era
Marc Aurel
– Designer and Founder of Aurel Design Urbain
16:55 ~ 17:05 (10′) [Case 5] Social Design
Social design project for social innovation in untact era
Jangsub Lee
– Professor, Seoul National University Department of Design
Panel Discussion 17:05 ~ 17:40 (35′) Panel Discussion and Q&A Moderator and Panelists

※ The date, time, and contents are subject to change.

Caroline Naphegyi

Programs Director of Lille Metropole 2020 World Design Capital

Caroline Naphegyi is currently the program director of the World Design Capital (WDC), Lille Metropole 2020, and is planning various programs with the aim of presenting a pioneering design to present the future and pursue well-being. Caroline Naphegyi, who aims to improve the quality of citizens’ lives and society through design, presents at this forum the social values and roles of design in the rapidly changing New Normal era through design in the context of health crisis and global energy and climate crisis.

Juliana Buso

Project Manager and International Relations of Centro Brasil Design

Juliana Buso is currently a project manager and international relations officer at the Brazilian Design Center (CBD) and carries out various activities, including lectures, to promote Brazilian design. In addition, she serves as the representative of iF DESIGN AWARD, one of the international design awards with world-class authority and more than 60 years of tradition and participates in the review as a member of the award team. Through this Forum she will introduce cases of Brazil’s advanced designs that are driving changes in daily life of Corona 19. (Mask for All, Salve App, Otto Mask, Gomo Bracelet)

Gustavo Maggio & Wendy Chua

Co-founders of Forest & Whale

Forest & Whale is a Singapore-based design studio focused on products, circulation systems and future ideas. Famous for designing products that can last a lifetime with the best materials and processes, it is recognized for excellence with a number of international design awards, including the Red Dot Design Award, the Japan ‘s Good Design Award, and the President ‘s Design Award’ from Singapore. Based on the disposable food container project recently launched by Forest & Whale to cope with the waste management system challenges exacerbated by Corona, the company shares a design methodology that responds to the rapidly changing social issues in everyday life.

Ulrich Weinberg

Head of School of Design Thinking, Hasso Plattner Institute in Potsdam

Since 2007, Ulrich Weinberg has been the head of the School of Design Thinking at the Hasso Plattner Institute in Potsdam and serves as the honorary chairman of the Global Design Thinking Alliance GDTA. In 2017, he was named one of Germany’s top 100 innovators in the German business magazine Handelsblatt. Based on the hybrid “HyFlex” learning and working environment developed by the Hasso Plattner Institute, Ulrich Weinberg will discuss how to respond to Corona in a team-oriented learning environment, such as the Hasso Plattner Institute, in post-corona era where new ideas are needed.

Marc Aurel

Designer and Founder of Aurel Design Urbain

French architect and public design designer. In cooperation with major design agencies in Europe, Marc Aurel is carrying out a number of urban furniture design projects such as benches, recycling separate collection sites, lighting, and sculptures, and are highly regarded in Europe for participating in various design improvement projects to enhance urban competitiveness and improve the quality of life. Based on his “Abribus” bus stop project, which was aimed at the quality of life of residents and well-being of urban life, he will present the changes in urban planning brought by our rapidly changing lifestyle and ways, and the corresponding public design.

Jangsub Lee

Professor, Seoul National University Department of Design

Jangsub Lee majored in visual design in Seoul and public design in Barcelona, Spain. After graduation, he participated in projects and exhibitions in various countries as a designer and artist, and in 2010, he established Branding Exhibition Action Seoul to discover excellent local contents. Since 2018, he has been working as a professor at Seoul National University, planning and implementing realistic social design projects, and enabling practical education in the process. Through this forum, he will present a case in which the main body of social design projects becomes a university and solve problems of the community through a joint design process, followed by discussion on issues that universities should think about with the local community in the future for social innovation social design projects in the untact era.