Dr. Joana Casaca Lemos

Dr. Joana Casaca Lemos

Design ResearcherBerlin, Germany
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Dr. Joana Casaca Lemos

Dr. Joana Casaca Lemos

Design ResearcherBerlin, Germany
About me
Designer x Researcher (Ph.D) 

Joana is a hybrid designer, researcher and educator. For over a decade she runs an independent travelling practice that is people-centred. Her work is dedicated to support the development of products and services that amplify qualities of sustainability, through field research and co-creation methods. On her journey she has collaborated with the likes of, Forum for the Future, Green School Indonesia, Hyper Island, Doi Tung Foundation Thailand, Edacy Senegal. Currently, Professor of design at CODE University of Applied Sciences Berlin and teaching assistant for IDEO U on design thinking courses. Fellow of Royal Society of Arts UK and resident of systems thinking collective The Point People.
Projects credited in
  • Endings Summit at Techfestival 2019
    Endings Summit at Techfestival 2019The Endings Summit at Techfestival 2019 in Copenhagen on designing better endings for products, services, relationships, and life.
  • The Future Is Beautiful - collaborative book
    The Future Is Beautiful - collaborative bookAbout The Future Is Beautiful How will you create beauty in the world? Every one of us has ideas and personal experiences to share that can lead us to a brighter future. In the pages of this book, over two hundred people reveal their vision of the world they want to live in and the ways in which we can think, act and vote to create it. Beautifully illustrated, this is a personal, political exploration of what we value, and how we can live these values our daily life. This book is an invitation t
Work history
    Professor Interaction DesignCODE University of Applied Sciences
    Berlin, GermanyFull Time
    Developing the course BA Interaction Design with design methods focused on creative entrepreneurship.
    designer / researcherjoanacasacalemos.com
    Full Time
    Running an independent design practice since 2009. Experience across Europe, Asia, US, Africa.
  • Field Recording
  • Facilitating Workshops
  • Communication Design
  • Sustainability
  • Collaborative Design
  • Academic Research
  • Creative Research
  • Future Trends
  • Design Research
  • Design Ethnography