Assa was invited to lead and establish the new cross-disciplinary ‘MA Design Suite’ of London Metropolitan University, Sir John Cass Art Media & Design (formally London College of furniture) leading the seven MA design programs. Together with Charlotte Gorse and the MA team, setup new academic cross-disciplinary design values.
Assa has developed the MA design suite commercial exchange and research module ‘design for production’ Inviting leading brands like Orange, Habitat and TFL (transport for London) to launch commercial briefs together with the students cross disciplinary and multinational unique platform.
Assa wrote the ‘digital forming’ academic module, introducing and researching new domains in digital design and manufacturing together with Metropolitan works the digital manufacturing center in east London.
Research and Conferences:
Assa was invited to give key notes, and talks in conferences around the world, including GIL travelling show, conference and workshop organised by the British Council in Shanghai and Beijing, the Israel museum conference and workshop, Everything Material Something Immaterial at Gallery Lucy Mackintosh in Lausanne, Siggreaph 2008 design computation Los Angeles, TCT conference Coventry UK, Nowhear Now Here’ Laboral Centro de Arte y Creacion industrial Madrid Spain, RM conference Loughborough UK, EPDE conference Brighton, U- Design conference and workshop Monterey Mexico and a guest of the Berlin design week and the Digitalability conference among others.
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for more about the ‘MA Design Suite’ visit www.madesignsuite.com