What is Design?: Design in the 21st century!

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About The Webinar

The Royal College of Art (RCA) in London is the worlds’ number 1 art & design university. We welcome prospective art, design, humanities, and architecture students interested in a 1-year masters.

Welcome to an exciting and informative talk about Design in the 21st Century! In this presentation, Dr Rob Phillips will explore the various approaches, attitudes, and case studies related to Design, as well as highlight some of the latest developments and research in the field. You’ll hear about some of the historical interventions that have shaped modern design, as well as learn about the work of RCA alumni and contemporaries.

By the end of this talk, you will have a greater understanding of what Design is and what it means to design for the 21st Century. We hope this presentation will inspire you and leave you with positive questions and ideas for further exploration.

What to expect

  • Get to look at some of the most exciting and innovative design projects happening today
  • Follow a current student’s RCA journey and how their experience can open doors post-graduation
  • Whether you are a designer yourself or simply interested in the role of design in our world, this talk will provide valuable insights and inspiration on postgraduate studies at the RCA
  • Hear about MA, MFA, MDes, MRes, MArch, MEd degrees offered at the RCA, plus scholarship options, and how to apply.
Dr Rob Phillips
Senior Tutor, Design Products MA

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