Ramia Maze

As a researcher, educator and designer, Ramia Mazé specializes in critical and participatory approaches to design for systems and products that alter social practices and public life. While design is traditionally formulated in relation to industry, her work explores the expansion of design roles in society. Mazé has published in reputed academic arenas and her work has been widely exhibited. She also works as a professional designer and architect.

 

Mazé has earned degrees including Docent / Associate Professor and PhD in Interaction Design (Malmö University SE), MA in Computer Related Design (Royal College of Art UK), BA in Architecture (Columbia University US).

Full researcher profile
https://research.aalto.fi/...

Contact information

Phone number
+358504010030

Areas of expertise

Design, Architecture, Interaction design, Participatory design, Critical practice, Sustainable consumption and production, Urban planning, Design methods, Social justice, Political philosophy, Spatial Design, Sustainable development, Design policy

Honors and awards

TIME Magazine awarded Static! projects in its yearly list of the 50 best inventions, 2010 and 2011

Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Design Jan 2010

Olympic Games Athens Organizing Committee, 1 of 10 winners in int’l arts competition, 2004

Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Design Jan 2004

Recognition for most visited employee webpage of Swedish national ICT research institutes (500+ employees) and 5 of the top 10 visited project webpages in the Interactive Institute

Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Design Jan 2013

2018 Teaching Award

annual award of Aalto University, School of Arts, Design and Architecture
Award or honor granted for academic career Department of Design Feb 2019

Publications

Design (Govern)mentalities

Ramia Maze 2021 Design & Democracy

Critical Form(ations)

Ramia Maze 2020 Matters of Communication

Feminism

Meike Schalk, Thérèse Kristiansson, Ramia Maze 2020 Connectedness

Design Education Futures: Reflections on feminist modes and politics

Ramia Maze 2020 Beyond Change: Imagining design beyond precarity, coloniality, and patriarchy

Introduction [Design Issues 36:1]

Bruce Brown, Richard Buchanan, Carl DiSalvo, Dennis Doordan, Kipum Lee, Victor Margolin, Ramia Maze 2020 Design Issues

Introduction [Design Issues 36:3]

Bruce Brown, Richard Buchanan, Carl DiSalvo, Dennis Doordan, Kipum Lee, Ramia Maze 2020 Design Issues

Introduction [Design Issues 36:2]

Bruce Brown, Richard Buchanan, Carl DiSalvo, Dennis Doordan, Kipum Lee, Ramia Maze 2020 Design Issues

Time Matters: Some thoughts on time and futures in (experience) design

Ramia Maze 2019 Experience and Principles of Design

Politics of Designing Visions of the Future

Ramia Maze 2019 JOURNAL OF FUTURES STUDIES: EPISTEMOLOGY, METHODS, APPLIED AND ALTERNATIVE FUTURES