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DA Workshop | Life-Centred Design with Raul Sarrot | Ōtautahi

April 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Life-Centred Design: A sustainable approach to human-centred design

Building on the previous success of Raul Sarrot’s strategy and design-thinking workshops, this hands-on session offers a deeper dive into the world of purposeful innovation, focusing specifically on how to bring a life-centred, sustainable lens to creative problem-solving

What will you learn?

You will get the chance to work alongside others on a wicked challenge….instead of using the traditional human-centred design mindset – you will take it further… to a life-centred approach that will help you gain a deeper understanding of the surrounding ecosystems. Mixing creativity, strategy and heart, this workshop will help you to connect more deeply and become more aware when working on your next design or problem-solving challenge.

Who is this workshop for?

If you are a designer, an entrepreneur, an innovation enthusiast and/or if you are part of a larger team working towards having a positive impact on wider ecosystems, then this workshop is for you. ‘Life-Centred Design’ takes human-centred design-thinking deeper and wider, offering a holistic lens that incorporates ‘systems thinking’ with a single-minded purpose: caring not only about humans but also the environment we live in. In other words, creating sustainable solutions for current and future generations.

What should you bring with you?

A marker pen, a block of post-it notes, a piece of nature of your choice, your curiosity and lots of enthusiasm. We’ll provide the rest!

About the Facilitator 

Raul Sarrot is a multi-disciplinary designer, strategist, educator and design coach who specialises in helping enterprises incorporate meaningful design into all areas of their organisations. His international experience has been forged over 30 years working alongside a wide range of commercial and not-for-profit clients in South America, Europe and the Pacific. Raul is the Founder and Director of Freshfish, a boutique studio specialising in strategy, branding and innovation and is a part-time Senior Lecturer in a variety of design-related papers at AUT. After hours, Raul is a multi-instrumentalist musician, an experimental pizzaiolo chef and a proud father of three ‘wild on Waiheke’ grown-up teenagers!

Costs for the workshop

DA Friends | $250+gst+fees
Non-members | $350+gst+fees

DA Friends receive a discount on this workshop…please see your email for the access code or email kate@designassembly.org.nz

Want to see this workshop in your region?
To register your interest for early 2024, email kate@designassembly.org.nz with name, location, how many in your team are interested and if you are a DA Friend member or not.

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Date: April 17

Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm


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