Kelly Ernst/
Strategic Designer
Project: In Common Studio™

How can we leverage belonging to co-create and shape stronger, future proofed communities?

Objective/ To research the systems and landscapes of building future proofed and resilienct communities by re-engaging community sense of belonging
Role/ Design Research, Design Strategy,  Visual Design
Team/ Annyelica Diaz, Kelly Ernst, John Jaimes, Kelly Lukes 
Type/ Design Research



Project Summary


In Common™ Studio
is the continuation of the strategy implimentation of extensive design research on how a sense of belonging can be designed into community experience. In Common leverages belonging to shape stronger, future proofed communities by shaping spaces, places, and community networks through co-creation, inclusion, cultural solidarity, and empathy








In Common™ Studio is a protoype of the research project that leverages a series of guides, tools and workshops that leverage belonging to shape stronger, future proofed communities by shaping spaces, places, and community networks through co-creation, inclusion, cultural solidarity, and empathy.

The project develops a series of tools to facilitate co-created community interventions that can take on many forms. Tools, workshops and interventions leverage design research, strategy and creative practice to create ephemera, celebrations, activations and ultimately a measurement of belonging through co-creating with our partners




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