Category Archives: Design Thinking

Design Thinking Resources

I came across a great collection of 45 design thinking tools and resources the other day and thought I’d share it here. Many of the resources are from IDEO and Stanford’s d.school, but there were also some resources I hadn’t

Design Thinking Resources

I came across a great collection of 45 design thinking tools and resources the other day and thought I’d share it here. Many of the resources are from IDEO and Stanford’s d.school, but there were also some resources I hadn’t

David Kelley: How to build your creative confidence

A good motivational TED talk by David Kelley (of IDEO and Stanford d school) about having confidence in your creative abilities. It’s great to hear a designer explicitly talking about how psychology and design are related.

David Kelley: How to build your creative confidence

A good motivational TED talk by David Kelley (of IDEO and Stanford d school) about having confidence in your creative abilities. It’s great to hear a designer explicitly talking about how psychology and design are related.

Design Anthropology…What is it?

The term design anthropology has cropped up on my radar many times over the past year. Initially I assumed that the term referred to a kind of human-centered design that uses ethnographic methods such as interviewing and participant observation in

Design Anthropology…What is it?

The term design anthropology has cropped up on my radar many times over the past year. Initially I assumed that the term referred to a kind of human-centered design that uses ethnographic methods such as interviewing and participant observation in

HCD Connect

ideo.org have launched HCD Connect, which is a great resource for human-centered design methods and connecting with other interested people. They’ve broken down their HCD (hear, create, deliver) method and published snippets of it on the new site. They’ve also

HCD Connect

ideo.org have launched HCD Connect, which is a great resource for human-centered design methods and connecting with other interested people. They’ve broken down their HCD (hear, create, deliver) method and published snippets of it on the new site. They’ve also

Behaviour Change at Scale

Here is an example from IDEO Patterns, which I talked about in my last post. “Today’s global challenges (climate change, economic doldrums, food safety, et al) constitute a none-too trivial threat to modern life. Yet, we’ve faced equally daunting challenges

Behaviour Change at Scale

Here is an example from IDEO Patterns, which I talked about in my last post. “Today’s global challenges (climate change, economic doldrums, food safety, et al) constitute a none-too trivial threat to modern life. Yet, we’ve faced equally daunting challenges

Open Innovation

One of my Lecturers Mark McGuire recently wrote a blog post about open education. In the post he mentioned the WikiEducator site, which is on track to turn open education from an idea into reality. What I’ve noticed in my

Open Innovation

One of my Lecturers Mark McGuire recently wrote a blog post about open education. In the post he mentioned the WikiEducator site, which is on track to turn open education from an idea into reality. What I’ve noticed in my

IDEO Patterns

The ever thoughtful design thinking company IDEO has created a platform called IDEO patterns. It seems that IDEO have spent many years honing their methods, and learning a lot about the complex societal problems we face. They’ve noticed that these

IDEO Patterns

The ever thoughtful design thinking company IDEO has created a platform called IDEO patterns. It seems that IDEO have spent many years honing their methods, and learning a lot about the complex societal problems we face. They’ve noticed that these