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A practical experience on acting local thinking global: design as the enabler of new sources of collaboration


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The paper describes a workshop, outlined in order to use design both as a strategic tool and a tangible outcome, in the context of the furniture and the stone industries of Portuguese Ribatejo region. The projects revealed a different kind of thinking, merging design knowledge that came from the specific level of professional activity and academic research. It was aimed to act local, but concerning global issues as well.

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Palavras-chave: Product design, Economic development, Cooperation, Innovation, Territory,


DOI: 10.5151/design-icdhs-049

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BARROS, Mário; CASIMIRO, Ana; "A practical experience on acting local thinking global: design as the enabler of new sources of collaboration", p. 222-225 . In: Farias, Priscila Lena; Calvera, Anna; Braga, Marcos da Costa & Schincariol, Zuleica (Eds.). Design frontiers: territories, concepts, technologies [=ICDHS 2012 - 8th Conference of the International Committee for Design History & Design Studies]. São Paulo: Blucher, 2012. São Paulo: Blucher, 2014.
ISSN 2318-6968, ISBN: 978-85-212-0692-7
DOI 10.5151/design-icdhs-049

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