Dr. Edward Appiah


Senior Lecturer


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Edward Appiah is Senior lecturer at the Department of Communication Design, KNUST, Kumasi, and the Coordinator of Research and Postgraduate Studies at the department. He had his doctoral degree in Design Education and Social Innovation at the Faculty of Informatics and Design, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Cape Town, South Africa. His research interests are in Design for Social Innovation and Sustainability, and Technology in Design, with emphasis in Design Pedagogy. He also holds Masters in African Art and Culture from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. He is the local Coordinator for Design for Social Innovation and Sustainability (DESIS), a network of design labs, based in design schools and design-oriented universities, actively involved in promoting and supporting sustainable change. He is an ardent believer of ‘always a new paradigm’, and believes that there is always a new way of sustainability in life. Edward Appiah is committed to the philosophy and practice of sustainable socially responsive (and responsible) design, and recognizes its potential in promoting equity and quality of life in Africa and beyond.


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