Category Archives: Design-Driven Innovation

Open Access Journals

Currently I’m five weeks away from finishing my dissertation about design innovation methods, and using design as a research method. One of my lecturers Mark McGuire from the University of Otago has written a pretty comprehensive blog post about Open Access

Open Access Journals

Currently I’m five weeks away from finishing my dissertation about design innovation methods, and using design as a research method. One of my lecturers Mark McGuire from the University of Otago has written a pretty comprehensive blog post about Open Access

Design Needs Process Models

“Design is a young profession … Typically, models remain implicit … Universities, professional organizations, and design practitioners have much opportunity to improve the way designers learn – to develop systems for forming and reforming models of design processes.” (Dubberly “Models

Design Needs Process Models

“Design is a young profession … Typically, models remain implicit … Universities, professional organizations, and design practitioners have much opportunity to improve the way designers learn – to develop systems for forming and reforming models of design processes.” (Dubberly “Models

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

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.

Design Education

I’ve been focussing a lot of my Design research on David Kelley, Charles Owen, and Roberto Verganti. Each of them are affiliated with design schools or universities around the world, so here’s a quick look at how each designer’s views

Design Education

I’ve been focussing a lot of my Design research on David Kelley, Charles Owen, and Roberto Verganti. Each of them are affiliated with design schools or universities around the world, so here’s a quick look at how each designer’s views