All posts tagged designing with kids

“We are hungry”

The Design-Thinking-Kids-Club presents its work at the Summer Party of the Berlin Bilingual Secondary School in Berlin Lichtenberg on July 8, 2016 from 2-6 p.m.

Design Thinking Kids

What would the world look like if young people and children were designing it? That is what we are trying to find out in this new project.

BBS Yearbook 2013

co-designing a yearbook

The co-designing experiment was a success: the Berlin Bilingual School Yearbook 2012 / 2013 is out! Apart from it being a very authentic document of…

diy yearbook in the making

co-designing a yearbook: the process

How do you design a book with co-designers that don´t know what a layout is? I don´t know, but I am finding out at the…

city planning as pastime

„Children live in cities and they won´t get out of them“, says Alf Howlid from Norsk Form. For most of them, the city starts on the other side of their apartment door. Beyond this threshold lies an outside which is perceived as slightly threatening and out of their control. Children do not think of the city as flexible, not as something that can be shaped by them. Yet, according to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, children are “entitled to have a say in matters affecting their social, economic, religious, cultural and political life“, which applies no doubt to city planning. So, what tools do we need to get them involved?