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Brainstoarming at its best

Nami
December 3, 2019

Hello, Last Tuesday, we met for the second time and discussed the themes we can explore. Indeed, we organized the first steps of the Design Thinking process, which took place [...]

Funneling our ideas

4REST
December 2, 2019

All together again and sharing ideas. We have been defending our views and looking for new methods to boost our creativity. It is now time to narrow down the scope [...]

We have a solution!

Resourceful
December 2, 2019

Dear ResourceFul’s fans, On Monday, we had an ideation workshop, and we came up with loads of solutions. During this workshop, we were supposed to draw every idea that came [...]

Team management and opportunities talking

Lucie et ses garçons
December 1, 2019

Hi everyone, As said in the last week's post, the group met wednesday. First to meet Christophe but also to present opportunities we found. This discussion was very productive. Each [...]

Appelant getting lunched

Applant
November 28, 2019

Today we had a group meeting which helped us define a little bit more our solution. After some research and many discussions, we got to understand a few point about [...]

Team Fribourg

Nami
November 26, 2019

Hello Everyone ! We are happy to present the members of our teams, - Alessandro Pongelli : Mechanic Student at HEIA-FR (will also work on the design) - Bastien Mossier [...]

The beginning of a great journey

Nami
November 26, 2019

Hi Everyone, Last week, we had our first weekly meeting with the whole Fribourg Team. It was the occasion to define some administrations stuffs (team contrat, planning meetings,...) and setup [...]

Our team is now “READY”

Lucie et ses garçons
November 24, 2019

Hi everyone, We are happy to inform you that our team is officially created and composed of 6 amazing and motivated people. The kick off weekend was a good opportunity [...]

We survived Milestone 1

Resourceful
November 24, 2019

Hi everyone! The Resourceful team brings you the latest news. It's done! We survived milestone number one! Together, we presented our project to our supervisors and other members participating in [...]

The team is finally together!

4REST
November 23, 2019

Since we were only five members during the kick off week-end and the initial sixth member had to resign on this project, we didn’t get to know the remaining member [...]

Reaching for the light

Applant
November 22, 2019

Plants love light: at every moment billions of trees worldwide stretch, twist and do everything possible to reach their sunny place in the forest. As a tree that is looking [...]

The progress of the project

La Table
November 17, 2019

This week we had to present our opportunity space. For this reason we discussed at length and summarized our perception of the initial theme of the \"Less is more\". We [...]

Ready for Milestone 1

Resourceful
November 14, 2019

Hi everyone!   This is it. Tomorrow is the D-day: Milestone 1!   Report. Check. Appendix. Check. Presentation’s story. Check. Slides deck. Work in progress.   As expected, this week [...]

A productive week

Applant
November 12, 2019

This week was a very productive week for our team, and at the end of it we now know we must (very likely) change our name soon.  After having dived [...]

Interviews, Mentors, and Milestone 1…

Resourceful
November 11, 2019

Hi everyone!   What’s new in the Resourceful team?   We interviewed several people to choose which field we will explore during the next steps. We decided to work on [...]

Group contract

La Table
November 8, 2019

The less is more team attended an unexpected workshop last week-end. The later aimed to push the team to write a contract that sets rules within the group to reach [...]

New Ideas

Applant
November 8, 2019

Hi folks!   Today we brainstormed a lot about our subject and ideas.   We are trying now to focus on something more accurate than just big themes. So, we [...]

All Inclusive Design

All inclusive design
November 4, 2019

Hello everyone! This week, we furthered our research and decided to focus our work and interviews on three main ideas/needs: – Facilitate acess to menstrual protections – Promote public speaking [...]

Refining our opportunity choice

Resourceful
November 3, 2019

Hi everyone!   Last week, we brainstormed a lot and chose eight ideas to explore further. Each of us had the responsibility to present one or two topics.    This [...]

Project management – 2nd workshop

La Table
November 2, 2019

Last Tuesday took place our second workshop for the CHIC adventure.  The workshop was on project management, a crucial point in any project. We were put in different groups, and work [...]

Second meeting – social and participative design

All inclusive design
October 27, 2019

Our team All Inclusive Design met for the second time this week with more research to discuss. Information about social design, participative design and urban design was brought forward, and [...]

Learning through Planning

Resourceful
October 26, 2019

Hello everyone! Resourceful at your service! This week, the Resourceful team took part in a project management workshop at EPFL to plan ahead and see what could and will be [...]

First thing first

La Table
October 24, 2019

Last Friday was the first meeting of « La table » Team. The aim of this session was to develop the team bounding and start to brainstorm about the “Less is more” [...]

First ideas

Applant
October 21, 2019

Hello all, Today, the BeeBoyzz met and discussed about our project, and what we want to do.  As we mentioned last time, we are trying to fight against biodiversity losses. [...]

The first Brainstorm

All inclusive design
October 20, 2019

Hi everyone ! We gathered for our first meeting. We first talked over a cup of tea so we could get to know each other better. And then, we brainstormed [...]

CHIC to Sillicon Valey

Tolbi
October 18, 2019

Hi , Following the CHIC program, I was admitted to Draper University on a scholarship from the State of Senegal. I felt so comfortable when we were asked to come [...]

All Inclusive Design

All inclusive design
October 15, 2019

On the week-end of the 12-13 october, we took part in the kick-off CHIC week-end. we had some workshops, ethnography, debates, all of this such as we could discover each [...]

Kick-off week-end and team building

Resourceful
October 13, 2019

Hi everyone! We are the “Resourceful” team, and we're thrilled to join the CHIC community. We're a multidisciplinary team of five extremely motivated students: Marine Fondin, ECAL student in Industrial [...]

Beeboys

Applant
October 13, 2019

We are the Beeboys! Moderns societies are facing challenges of biodiversity loss and climate changes. It is a known fact that societies must adapt to a new system that is [...]

La Table

La Table
October 13, 2019

"La table est un type de meuble, initialement composé d'une surface plane et horizontale."   Noémie Soriano : Industrial Design, ECAL Karim Khatib : Robotics Master, EPFL Charaf-ed-dine El Fattahi : Theoretical [...]

CARING will be at Forum

CARING
October 2, 2019

Dear all, On Tuesday 8th October, CARING will be at Forum EPFL in the Student Corner, a dedicated place for entrepreunarial students. The aim of this event is to give [...]

Workshop in HKDI

Tolbi
September 18, 2019

Late is better than ever!!!!!. During our internship in Hong Kong, we visited the Hong Kong design institute. A strong experience because we worked with different classmates on a specific [...]

Dreaming a Tengo in HK beach

Tengo
August 6, 2019

Hello everyone! With feelings of joy, tiredness and fulfillment our journey in China ended a few days ago. The moments passed together are now memories, but so many of those [...]

Goodbye Hong-Kong

Heptabox
July 26, 2019

The China trip is over. We could enjoy the experience of  "One country, two systems". We saw how powerful it is to create a prototype between Shenzhen and Hong-Kong. After [...]

End of Hong Kong

CARING
July 25, 2019

Hi everyone ! Today is our final day. The day to say farewell to most of people we met during this adventure. CHIC is an incredible adventure and none of [...]

Few days remaining

NOX
July 25, 2019

Hi everyone, Our Monday in Hong Kong was completely occupied by a design fiction organized by CHIC in collaboration with the Hong Kong Design Institute. The objective of this design [...]

Makers at MakerBay

Hapstick
July 24, 2019

On Saturday July 20th, about 6 of us students from Switzerland were standing in front of a big metallic door, on which a taped sheet of paper read "Welcome to [...]

Workshop at HKDI !

AKANE
July 23, 2019

Dear readers, Yesterday, we went to HKDI, the Hong Kong Design Institute for a SWIFT session. There, we matched with local students with whom we designed a new product within [...]