24 episodes

With, Not For (WnF) is an initiative by the Centre for Inclusive Design. Dr Manisha Amin facilitates insightful conversations with the people working in and with communities both in Australia and globally to design a world that works for humans. Our guests are transforming the way we think about inclusion in design and how we learn from each other. This podcast explores what the world can look like when we design with, not for and the magic that happens when we do.

With, not For Centre for Inclusive Design

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.6 • 5 Ratings

With, Not For (WnF) is an initiative by the Centre for Inclusive Design. Dr Manisha Amin facilitates insightful conversations with the people working in and with communities both in Australia and globally to design a world that works for humans. Our guests are transforming the way we think about inclusion in design and how we learn from each other. This podcast explores what the world can look like when we design with, not for and the magic that happens when we do.

    Does it matter to say my name, correctly?

    Does it matter to say my name, correctly?

    Well, it should, and Dr Elaine Laforteza has been studying the effects when a persons’ name is either ignored or continually mispronounced. She explains why pronouncing names matters and, more importantly, gives practical tips on how to help people pronounce your name correctly. 
     
    For more on Say My Name, visit: https://www.uts.edu.au/partners-and-community/initiatives/multicultural-womens-network/say-my-name
     

    • 31 min
    Don't wrestle with pigs! A conversation with Tyson Yunkaporta.

    Don't wrestle with pigs! A conversation with Tyson Yunkaporta.

    Having a parasitic relationship can be a good thing, just look at the benefits of a strangler fig on a tree. So says Tyson Yunkaporta, author and academic, who looks at western society through an indigenous lens and discusses truth-telling, wrong-story, yarning, pump and dump schemes, and the why some are hoping for the ‘rapture’. Oh, and the big takeaway, don’t wrestle with pigs! Listen and learn why. 
     
    Tyson Yunkaporta’s two books, 'Sand Talk' and 'Right Story, Wrong Story', are available from Booktopia.com.au. 

    • 36 min
    Inclusive insights in design.

    Inclusive insights in design.

    Listen to how Arcadis’ Experience Designer, Paul Conder, uses agile principles to rapidly test and validate his design work, bringing deep customer insights to target the needs of the market. Paul believes the more inclusion is demonstrated to be viable, to design with everyone and not for, the more inclusive design will become the norm with Industry and government.
    Resources:
    https://www.arcadis.com/en
    Amazon.com.au : victor papanek
    The Effortless Experience by Matthew Dixon, Nick Toman, Rick DeLisi: 9781591845812 | PenguinRandomHouse.com: Books

    • 34 min
    The time is now for everyone.

    The time is now for everyone.

    Designing a watch for people who are vision impaired, or blind, is challenging, since talking timepieces are intrusive and not everyone reads Braille. There’s only one answer. Get vision impaired and blind people to design with you, and you’ll create Eone’s Bradley timepiece, which is practical, fashionable, a great fidget toy, and a perfect example of designing for everyone. Brand Manager, Daniel Ly, chatted with Manisha Amin about the timepiece and what inclusive design really means.
    In 2017 Eone founder, Hyungsoo Kim, gave a TED Talk explaining why he wanted to make a watch for the vision impaired and blind: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8E6rfzPFb6M
     

    • 28 min
    Domestic violence affects all cultures and societies…but are we doing the best for survivors?

    Domestic violence affects all cultures and societies…but are we doing the best for survivors?

    With over 30 years’ experience, Arina Aoina challenges the concept of what a refuge is, and can be, and is committed to increasing the overall wellbeing and safety of individuals, families, and communities. Arina also has a unique approach to inter-agency relationships to address hidden biases and get the best outcomes. 

    • 34 min
    Golf anyone? Golf course designer, Christine Fraser, breaks barriers to make golf an inclusive sport.

    Golf anyone? Golf course designer, Christine Fraser, breaks barriers to make golf an inclusive sport.

    While Christine Fraser loves her golf, she recognises golf needs to be more inclusive. It should be accessible to anyone who wants to play. As a course designer, Christine is on a mission to make this happen. Listen to Christine talk about how golf can be more inclusive and how she has broken barriers to be one of a handful of female designers. Even if you don’t care about golf, Christine has a lot to say about acceptance and inclusion. There’s something for everyone.
    St Andrews Golf Course - https://standrews.com/homepage/
    Christine Fraser -  https://www.christinefraserdesign.com/about
       

    • 36 min

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