Monthly Archives: July 2011

What’s the Problem with Design Thinking?

As promised in my last post here is a run down of Helen Walters’ post called ‘Can Innovation Really be Reduced to a Process?‘ in which she discusses the issues with design thinking. “At the recent Design Research conference in

What’s the Problem with Design Thinking?

As promised in my last post here is a run down of Helen Walters’ post called ‘Can Innovation Really be Reduced to a Process?‘ in which she discusses the issues with design thinking. “At the recent Design Research conference in

The Creative Quotient

I came across a post called ‘Design Thinking is a Failed Experiment. So What’s Next?‘ by Bruce Nussbaum at Co.Design. He has been one of design thinking’s biggest advocates, and an editor of Business Week, but he’s had a change of heart, and is developing

The Creative Quotient

I came across a post called ‘Design Thinking is a Failed Experiment. So What’s Next?‘ by Bruce Nussbaum at Co.Design. He has been one of design thinking’s biggest advocates, and an editor of Business Week, but he’s had a change of heart, and is developing

Inclusive Design – a user-centred approach

This video is covers the second European Business Conference on Inclusive Design in Oslo May 2010, organised by the Norwegian Design Council’s ‘Innovation For All‘ Program. So what is inclusive design? “Putting people at the heart of the design process.

Inclusive Design – a user-centred approach

This video is covers the second European Business Conference on Inclusive Design in Oslo May 2010, organised by the Norwegian Design Council’s ‘Innovation For All‘ Program. So what is inclusive design? “Putting people at the heart of the design process.

So What is Design Innovation?

For my literature review I’ve been grappling with what design innovation actually is. As it’s an emergent discourse, rather than an established field, the terminology that different authors use is inconsistent, and the boundaries are blurry. Here’s a quick summary

So What is Design Innovation?

For my literature review I’ve been grappling with what design innovation actually is. As it’s an emergent discourse, rather than an established field, the terminology that different authors use is inconsistent, and the boundaries are blurry. Here’s a quick summary

TED Talk – The future of design is human-centered – by David Kelley

In this video filmed in 2002 David Kelley (founder of IDEO) talks about how their is a move from product centered design to human-centered design. In human-centered design there is a large focus on human experience. The video consists of a

TED Talk – The future of design is human-centered – by David Kelley

In this video filmed in 2002 David Kelley (founder of IDEO) talks about how their is a move from product centered design to human-centered design. In human-centered design there is a large focus on human experience. The video consists of a

Design’s Role in Innovation

The British Design Council has created this video about design and innovation. There are appearances by Jonathan Salem Baskin, Roberto Verganti, Paul Bennett (IDEO), Robin Bew, Nick Jankel, Bonnie Dean and Jeff Denby. I’ve been looking at Design Thinking, the

Design’s Role in Innovation

The British Design Council has created this video about design and innovation. There are appearances by Jonathan Salem Baskin, Roberto Verganti, Paul Bennett (IDEO), Robin Bew, Nick Jankel, Bonnie Dean and Jeff Denby. I’ve been looking at Design Thinking, the

Design-Driven Innovation

I’ve been reading the book ‘Design-Driven Innovation: Changing the Rules of Competition by Radically Innovating What Things Mean’ by Roberto Verganti as part of my literature review. The book has an accompanying website which gives an overview of the book.

Design-Driven Innovation

I’ve been reading the book ‘Design-Driven Innovation: Changing the Rules of Competition by Radically Innovating What Things Mean’ by Roberto Verganti as part of my literature review. The book has an accompanying website which gives an overview of the book.