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BaltSe@nioR WORKSHOP 7.11.-10.11.
Design Department of Art Academy of Latvia is taking part in the Baltic Sea Region Interreg programme project BaltSe@nioR and preparing for the first warming up workshop. The aim of the three years long project BaltSe@nioR is to prepare recommendations for producers to help to develop new product/ service or implement slight changes in existing ones for main target audience – future seniors. We are sure that a new generation of seniors in ten years will be different from those who are seniors at the moment.
How human body, furniture and accessories deal with these issues:
- how to keep the juvenescence?
- how genders react  to the age - similarities and differences ?
- how to hide or live with - age, body conditions, outfit, health problems, etc.?

When: 7.-10. November 2016
Where: Riga, Art Academy of Latvia and other places in Riga
Participants: ~ 30 design students from
Latvia - Art Academy of Latvia 15,
Poland - Poznan University of Life Sciences 6,
Estonia – Tallinn University of Technology 7,
will split into
3 international groups – Accessories, Body and Furniture.

1. Accessories
Develop design solutions for digital gadgets and environment to increase and maintain mental agility and brain power.

2. Body
Design environment, product, campaign or service to encourage physical activities among ageing populations preferable in outdoor environment.

3. Furniture
Adapt existing products, completing details or concepts of the future needs of future seniors or/and create the new solutions or gauges.