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Design der Dinge – 1 How is value created?

studio hotmess, 2022 / Design der Dinge is a dialogue format by Géraldine Waespi and Smilla Diener that deals with design topics using case studies. The pilot episode was created for the exhibition “Repair Revolution!” (31.3. - 15.10.2023) at the Museum für Gestaltung Zürich.







Waldo: Object for Negotiation

Diploma thesis / Industrial Design, Zurich University of the Arts, 2023
Géraldine Waespi and Smilla Diener

What does a compostable spoon tell us about our trust in the future? "Waldo" confronts designers and the curious with essential questions about the ecosystem of things. The object stimulates a debate about good design decisions for a liveable tomorrow.






Designing Trojan Horses



Documentation for the diploma thesis "Waldo" / Industrial Design, Zurich University of the Arts, 2023
Géraldine Waespi and Smilla Diener

Documentation of the bachelor thesis "Waldo", in collaboration with Géraldine Waespi. The work summarises experiments on the question of how (industrial) designers should relate to their work today and makes suggestions on how outdated design roles could be subverted.






Spicher

Concept (presentation slides) / Industrial Design, Zurich University of the Arts, 2022

Are the fitted kitchens in our city flats still up to date? "Spicher" utilises the principle of an old invention: The Hurde. Like the storage racks in a farmyard storehouse, "Spicher" utilises the different climatic conditions of a living space to store food without a refrigerator.