Ramia Maze

Professor (Design Practices)

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Artistic and research interests

As a researcher, educator and designer, Ramia Mazé specializes in critical and participatory approaches to design for systems and products that alter social practices and public life. While design is traditionally formulated in relation to industry, her work explores the expansion of design roles in society. Mazé has published in reputed academic arenas and her work has been widely exhibited. She also works as a professional designer and architect.


Mazé has earned degrees including Docent / Associate Professor and PhD in Interaction Design (Malmö University SE), MA in Computer Related Design (Royal College of Art UK), BA in Architecture (Columbia University US).

Education/Academic qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Blekinge Tekniska Högskola

Professional Qualifications

  • Docent, Malmö University, Sweden,

    2013 -
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Malmö University / Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden,

    2008 -
  • Master of Arts, Royal College of Arts, UK,

    2000 -


  • Design, Architecture, Interaction design, Participatory design, Critical practice, Sustainable consumption and production, Urban planning, Design methods, Social justice, Political philosophy, Spatial Design, Sustainable development, Design policy

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