Organizations & Associations for Design Anthropologists

Organizations & Associations for Design Anthropologists

Anthropology
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For new practitioners of design anthropology, networking and mentorship is key to developing as a design anthropologist looking to apply ethnographic methods to solve design and business challenges. If you fit into that bucket, considering joining the following anthropology organizations and associations, and going to the yearly conferences. By participating in these communities, your knowledge of ethnographic theory and methods […]

design anthropology videos

Design Anthropology Videos

Anthropology, Business, Technology
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Design anthropology, with its foundation in ethnographic theory and research methods, is adept at solving modern complex problems by helping practitioners to understand their user’s needs and wants. It has been used in enterprise organizations and consultancies s like IDEO and frog design for decades. If you do know about it, learn more with these videos: […]

three models of design anthropology

Three Models of Design Anthropology

Anthropology, Business, Matt Artz
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While design anthropology, with its use of ethnographic theory and methods, lends itself well to the application of design in business, not all design anthropology models are created equal. In Design Anthropology: Theory and Practice, Ton Otto and Rachel Charlotte Smith argue that there are three models: dA, Da, and DA. Design Anthropology (dA, Da, & DA) […]

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