What is codesign?

sofia_codesign_booksCurious about Codesign? Hear from current Codesign Master’s students Gaia Colantonio, Emmy Linde and Sofia Germani about their experiences using codesign as the overall design approach. The short film presents highlights from a discussion held on June 7, 2016 and provides an inside peek of the codesign studio at KADK.

The film is produced by Codesign Master student Melanie Povlizki.

Video: What is codesign?


Gaia, Sofia, Emmy, Rie, Isabel and Toke – in the studio finalising their projects – one week before the exams.


About Eva Brandt

Eva Brandt is Professor in Social Design at Design School Kolding since May 2019. Eva is scientific leader of the Lab for Social Design. The main part of her research is about how designers can stage open design processes (design labs based on participatory design/codesign) with many participants who both can inquire into existing practices and explore possible futures in common. She also contributes to theorizing about experimental design research driven by programs and experiments. She has been contributing to several books such as Design Spaces (IT Press, 2005), Rehearsing the Future (The Danish Design School Press, 2010), XLAB (The Danish Design School Press, 2011), Facilitating Change – Using Interactive Methods in Organizations, Communities and Networks (Polyteknisk Forlag, 2011), and Routledge International Handbook of Participatory Design (Routledge, 2013). Practice Based Design Reseach (2017). Ledelse og samskabelse i den offentlige sektor (2018). Eva has been chairing the Nordic Design Research Conference in 2013, and are chairing the Nordes 2021 too.
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