Mirko DaneluzzoDubai Institute of Design and Innovation · Product Design
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Mirko is a designer, researcher and educator. In 2018 he joined the Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation as founding professor where he conducts courses in the Foundation program and Product Design concentration. He is Co-Founder and Head of Design of NYXO Visionary Design, an architecture and product design practice based in Dubai.
The paper presents the theoretical, conceptual, and technical framework of ‘Re-Balance: the chair that doesn’t know it is a chair’, an automated kneeling chair able to construct interactions in various domains of action. This pet furniture is designed to extend our daily life ecologies and to enrich their interactive experiences both on the physica...
A showcase of student work and bio material “cookbook”. This booklet showcases the work of students at the Dubai Institute of Design & Innovation (DIDI) and aims to inspire educators, students and fashion designers to explore the potential of cooking up your own materials. Curated by Noorin Khamisani and Vanessa Gate. December 2021.
The paper presents an ongoing project focusing on the application of additive manufacturing technologies for the design of staircases. Additive digital fabrication allows architects to reinvestigate materials, processes, and creates new design opportunities to explore novel aesthetical and functional expression in architecture, enabling a reinterpr...
The paper examines the concept of urban environment in a framework where the technological and environmental transformations are evolving the design conversation from a Human-Centered design to a Posthuman perspective. Designers are asked to explore and re-imagine the ecological networks within which the designed objects are used, circulate and are...
This chapter explores and proposes potential scenarios for biologically-inspired, biologically-enhanced, and bio-hybrid design and technology innovations for the aerospace industry and future colonization of other planets. First, the goals and current barriers facing the Entrepreneurial Space Industry are discussed to highlight the need for aerospa...
The “traditional” values of design: morphology, aesthetics, semiotics and sensorial qualities, inhaling in products their emotional relation to the user, distinguish the discipline from other engineering disciplines. The question this paper wants to investigate is the way of how these values still dominate the design process in an always more immat...
The paper presents how the authors achieve synergy between research and teaching in design, through teaching-based research and research-based teaching, developed together within various courses of the foundation program of the recently established Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation, a new specialized design university established in Dubai in...