Sali Sasaki - 佐々木 沙梨 @salisasaki1 ?Member
Born in Yokohama, Japan and raised in Paris, France, Sali Sasaki is a communication designer, researcher, and writer specialized in cities and cultural development.
Between 2004 and 2008 she was the manager of UNESCO's Creative Cities, an international network of 25 cities, from 17 different countries. In 2008, she started freelance collaborations with international organizations in Europe, Asia and North America.
She has recently developed several projects including the Design DNA Workshop for the International Design Center in Nagoya, Cities x Design, a digital publication about 30 mid-sized cities in the United States, and Development x Design, a social research initiative that focuses on design solutions for the real world.
She is also an Ambassador for the INDIGO Indigenous Design Network by ICOGRADA, and a consultant for ICSID.
Sali holds an MA in Communication Design from the Royal College of Art (UK). She is currently based in Paris, France.
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Sali Sasaki – 佐々木 沙梨 wrote a new blog post: Cities x Design: Best Design Practices in American Cities 2 years, 7 months ago · View
The United States is currently at a crossroad where the transitions between its past, present and future are being articulated. Cities from around the country are challenged in unprecedented ways at the beginning of this 21st century. The American urban model, developed around cars, highways, and vast suburbs, is slowly exhausting its promises for a better [...]
Sali Sasaki – 佐々木 沙梨 wrote a new blog post: Ak Kuxtal Sian Ka’an: Empowering Artisans for Sustainable Futures in the Maya Riviera 2 years, 8 months ago · View
Note: This article was commissioned by Sali Sasaki for INDIGO and written by Maria Rogal. The Economy : In rural communities near the Maya Riviera—a culturally and environmentally rich area on Mexico’s Caribbean Coast—Maya artisans make crafts for the tourist market. Embroidered handkerchiefs and dresses, carved wooden masks of Maya gods and warriors, concrete and stone pyramids and ancient [...]