Co-design Best Practice

Year of production: 2015

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This report offers insiights into how co-design methodologies might be used in practice. It might offere youth workers and youth organisations in how to design and implement co-design in their youth-centred digital transformation projects. The best practices examples in this research show the diversity of co-design. The cases represent different settings of creative industries and design, as well as the different scopes of co-design. The following major findings could be made based on different practices of the research involving a variety of methods, tools, set-tings and stakeholders. This report is based on the research done within the Erasmus+ Key Action 2 Co-operation for innovation and the exchange of the good practice project CO.CRE-ATE. This report represents an overview of co-design best practice from Austria, Denmark, Slovenia, Slovakia and Spain in Creative Industries.


CO.Create Project

CO.CREATE is an Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership Project that will create and distribute a brand new curriculum for co-design: a set of valuable design skills that has gained increased relevance in recent years and can no longer be ignored. The curriculum aims to allow vocational education institutions across Europe to provide their students with all the knowledge they will need to apply this process to their future professional practice.It is an initiative of six partners committed to supporting the creative industries sector across Europe: Creative Region Linz & Upper Austria (Austria), University of Art and Design (Austria), Deusto University (Spain), Creative Industries Kosice (Slovakia), Academy of Fine Arts and De-sign, University of Ljubljana (Slovenia) and European Creative Business Network.