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Silvia Grimaldi

  • PhD Candidate
  • Central Saint Martin's College of Art and Design, University of the Arts London
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Recent publications

  • Design for Subjective Wellbeing: Towards a Design Framework for Constructing Narrative

    • Jordan P
    • Bardill A
    • Herd K
    • et al.
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  • Service Design pedagogy and effective student engagement: Generative Tools and Methods

    • Hena Ali, Silvia Grimaldi M
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Professional experience

PhD Candidate

Central Saint Martin's College of Art and Design, University of the Arts London

September 2011 - Present

Senior Lecturer in Design | Researcher

London College of Communication, University Arts London

April 2009 - Present

Course Leader BA (Hons) Spatial Design

London College of Communication, University of the Arts London

July 2013 - December 2016(3 years)

Course Director BA (Hons) Graphic Product Innovation

London College of Communication, University Arts London

April 2009 - July 2013(4 years)

Lecturer in Product Design and Visualization

Anglia Ruskin University

February 2006 - April 2009(3 years)

Education

PhD Candidate

Central Saint Martin's College of Art and Design, University of the Arts London

September 2011 - Present

MA Industrial Design

Central Saint Martin's College of Art and Design

October 2003 - July 2005(2 years)

BFA Furniture Design

Rhode Island School of Design

September 1997 - June 2001(4 years)

Research interests

University of the Arts London and is working towards a practice-based PhD entitled Designing Narrative Product Interactions.Silvia is a current research student at Central Saint Martins

About

Brief Biography: Silvia was born and grew up in Rome, then moved to the USA for undergraduate and to London for postgraduate studies. She works as a designer, researcher and academic and runs her own company, Nimble Critters, together with Jesus Felipe, to explore the links between research and product design. Her research focuses on product experience, narratives and emotional design. Long Biography: Education: PhD candidate at Central Saint Martins (current). MA Industrial Design, Central Saint Martins (2005), BFA Furniture Design, Rhode Island School of Design (2001). Teaching: Silvia is Course Leader on BA (Hons) Spatial Design at London College of Communication, University of the Arts London and in the past has run the BA (Hons) Graphic Product Innovation at the same college and was a Lecturer on BA (Hons) Communication, Criticism and Curation at Central Saint Martins. She has taught at several universities and colleges in the USA and the UK. Research: Silvia is working towards a practice-based PhD at Central Saint Martins entitled Designing Narrative Product Interactions, looking at the role of narrative in users’ interpretation of product experience. Past research work focused on emotional design, in particular investigating the role of surprise in eliciting product emotions. This resulted in the Ta-Da Series. She wrote the following peer reviewed book chapters: Grimaldi, S. 2017 (est) Surprising Longevity. in Chapman, J. ed. The Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Product Design. Routledge Grimaldi, S. 2014. Narrativity of Object Interaction Experiences. in Benz, P. ed. Experience Design: Concepts and Case Studies. Bloomsbury Academic. pp. 57-68. Grimaldi, S. 2008. Desmet, P., Van Erp, J.,Karlsson, M. ed. Design & Emotion Moves. Cambridge Scholars. She has presented papers at DPPI 2013, in Newcastle; NORDES13, in Copenhagen; Design and Emotion conferences in London (2012), Hong Kong (2008) and Sweden (2006); DeSForM conference at Northumbria University (2008). Silvia also writes and publishes about design pedagogy, including an article entitled Principles of Assessment for Project and Research Based Learning published in the International Journal of Education Management (2010) and pedagogical case studies about social design and designing for sustainability in interdisciplinary learning environments. Design Work: Silvia is on pause from running Nimble Critters with Jesus Felipe, with whom she developed the ETree, an interactive electroluminescent light which has been exhibited at the London Design festival and Milan Furniture Fair. She also consults on product and web design. email: s.grimaldi@lcc.arts.ac.uk . twitter: @nimblecritter UAL research profile: http://www.arts.ac.uk/research/ual-staff-researchers/a-z/silvia-grimaldi/# Supervisors: Tricia Austin and Alison Prendiville

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