Knowledge Sharing

Book

Prochner, I. & Antoniuk, T. N. (Eds.). (Forthcoming 2021). Situating Design in Alberta. University of Alberta Press.

Book chapter

Prochner, I. & Fartushenko, L. (Forthcoming 2021). Visualizing Industrial Design and its History in Alberta. In I. Prochner & T. N. Antoniuk (Eds.), Situating Design in Alberta. University of Alberta Press.

Prochner, I. (Forthcoming 2021). Realities of Casual Sex During the COVID-19 Pandemic. In Little Book on Global Health: Special Edition on COVID-19. Lancaster University.

Journal articles

Prochner, I., & Godin, G. (Invited to resubmit). Evaluating quality in research through design projects.

  • Shortlisted for inclusion in the new Design Studies Research Notes collection

Prochner, I. (Submitted for initial review). ‘Is your thermostat sexist?’ and other questions: Strategies to address sex and gender bias in design artefacts.

Godin, G., & Prochner, I. (2015). Motivations and challenges facing female game design students and professionals: Lessons to better support women in the game design field. The International Journal of Design Management and Professional Practice, 9(2), 11-26.

Prochner, I., & De Coninck, P. (2013). Shopping for lenses: The implications and potential of ‘sex,’ ‘gender’ and ‘feminist’ approaches on design principles and practices. Design Principles and Practices: An International Journal – Annual Review, 7, 69-78.

Conference Proceedings

Prochner, I., & Marchand, A. (2018). Learning from feminist critiques of and recommendations for industrial design. In C. Storni, K. Leahy, M. McMahon, E. Bohemia & P. Lloyd (Eds.), Proceedings of DRS2018 (pp. 552-567). Design Research Society.

Prochner, I., & Marchand, A. (2016). Recommendations to rebuild the body of feminist work in industrial design. In P. Lloyd & E. Bohemia (Eds.), Proceedings of DRS2016 (pp. 2655-2668). Design Research Society.

Prochner, I. (2014). Incorporating queer understandings of sex and gender in design research and practice. In Y.–K. Lim, K. Niedderer, J. Redström, E. Stolterman & A. Valtonen (Eds.), Proceedings of DRS2014 (234-242). Umeå University.

ACADEMIC PRESENTATIONS

Prochner, I. (2021, March). Queer failures at design practice. Accepted for presentation at Swiss Design Network Conference 2021.

Beeda, G., Jules, E., White, Z., & Prochner, I. (2021, March). Visions for non-Eurocentric design teaching and curriculum. Accepted for presentation at Swiss Design Network Conference 2021.

Prochner, I. (2020, June). Starting a feminist design think tank. Paper presented at PIVOT 2020. Online conference from the Design Research Society Pluriversal Design SIG and Tulane University, New Orleans, USA.

Prochner, I. (2019, September). A feminist model of industrial design practice. Paper presented at the Design History Society Conference (DHS 2019). Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK.

Prochner, I. (2016, May). How feminism can inform socially and environmentally responsible industrial design. Paper presented at the Women and Gender Studies domain of Congress 2016. University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada.

Prochner, I. (2016, April). A survey of feminist work in industrial design. Paper presented at the Women’s Studies Conference. Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, USA.

Prochner, I. (2015, March). Learning and knowledge creation and transfer through communities of practice in industrial design. Paper presented at the Design Principles and Practices Conference. University Centre Chicago, Chicago, USA.

Godin, D., & Prochner, I. (2014, January). Motivations and challenges facing female game design students and professionals: Lessons to better support women in the game design field. Paper presented at the Design Principles and Practices Conference. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

Prochner, I. (2013, March). Shopping for lenses: The potential and implications of sex, gender and feminist approaches on design principles and practices. Paper presented at the Design Principles and Practices Conference. Chiba University, Chiba, Japan.

Prochner, I. (2012, July). Night owl: Analysis of student work in industrial design to analyse and plan human-technology relationships and design for night-time. Paper presented at the Design Research Society Conference (DRS2012). Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.

CONFERENCE SESSION CHAIR

What is Design Research in 2021?

  • Session accepted for College Art Association Conference (CAA 2021), virtual
  • Charing session in collaboration with the DRS

Wish You Were Here: The Souvenir as Emblem of Regional Identity

  • College Art Association Conference (CAA 2019), New York City, USA

Expanding Canadian Design Studies

  • Universities Art Association of Canada Conference (UAAC 2018), Waterloo, Canada