Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design
Social Design Hub
Developing and supporting practice based design research in order to seek opportunities for a more sustainable lifestyle and economy.
The Social Design Hub develops innovative, practice based design research. Its aim is to serve as a knowledge center and to support related activities around MOME. The hub seeks solutions to decrease inequality and foster resilience for all.
With the use of social design tools, this project discovers how to make urban mobility for children (age 8-13) safer and more attractive. The research uses process-based co-creational data collection, methodological tools of social design, action and observatory research, interviews to create a design prototype focusing on the specific challenges raised by the target group.
The aim of the project is to develop a design method-based toolkit in partnership that contributes to and facilitates the development of creative competences of the children of the 300 most impoverished villages of Hungary, participating in the Presence Program of the Hungarian Charity Service of the Order of Malta. The long-term goal of the project is to establish a sustainable partnership between the two institutions that can deliver socially engaged design projects in an adaptable form to children from disadvantaged communities in the Hungary and the CEE region.