About the project
Introducing the Distributed Design Mentor Scheme, a dynamic initiative that fosters collaboration and knowledge exchange within the creative community. This program brings together experienced mentors and aspiring designers, makers, and creatives, creating a platform for guidance, support, and professional development. Whether you are seeking guidance on project development, design strategies, or navigating the creative industry landscape, the Distributed Design Mentor Scheme offers a unique opportunity to connect with seasoned professionals who can provide invaluable insights and mentorship. Through personalized mentorship sessions, workshops, and networking opportunities, participants gain the tools and resources necessary to thrive in the world of distributed design. Join the Distributed Design Mentor Scheme and embark on a transformative journey that empowers you to reach your full creative potential while building meaningful connections within the vibrant community of design and innovation.
📢 Join us now
Rolling open call for submissions → mid-June to mid-October, 2023
We encourage you to submit your application as early as possible, as our selection process will be ongoing.
🗓️ Entry Guide & Rules
Before completing your submission, please read the detailed application guidelines:
Mar Canet Sola
Mentor Mar, an accomplished artist and researcher, is here to guide and support creative talents in exploring the intersections of art, technology, innovation, and research, providing invaluable insights and expertise in pushing the boundaries of creative expression.
Matej has extensive experience in developing innovative business models that create value for employees, the environment, and society. Learn from his expertise in building customer trust and understanding sustainable consumption patterns for fostering cohesive communities.
Henry, a New Zealand architect at GXN, the green innovation unit of 3XN, brings expertise in Architecture and Extreme Environments. With a focus on low-tech circular design, co-creation, and biomimicry, he explores present and future global challenges through expeditions to diverse locations.
Meet Arianna, a designer, maker, and researcher passionate about maker culture, social projects, and community development. With a special focus on utilizing maker culture for social and community projects, Arianna maps maker laboratories and conducts case studies on declining crafts in the local territory.
Join Daniel, an artist, designer, and researcher, on an inspiring mentorship journey. Explore Tangible Interaction Design, Light Animation, DIY/Collaborative Technologies, Open-Source Hardware & Software, Sustainability Strategies, and Design Research together.
Martin, your mentor, applies innovation and technology to address social challenges in rural communities and among youth. As a facilitator, speaker, and learning designer, he has developed methodologies transmedia methodologies for experiential learning and integrating narratives, technologies, and the real world.
Fanni, a skilled Fashion Designer specializing in digital fabrication and digital fashion, is your go-to mentor for mastering the intersection of technology and fashion design.
Emanuele, your mentor, is a talented Product Designer with a passion for circular economy and sustainability. Join his mentorship to explore innovative and cost-effective solutions for a more sustainable future.