Design Thinking

Managing Stress like a Product Designer – Muzli -Design Inspiration

How I used design thinking to solve my panic attacks<p>A few months ago, I sat down with my laptop and opened up Medium. I was thinking of a topic for …

Design

Interface designers — you need to be thinking product

As interface designers, our primary focus is on the look and feel of a product. Clients may not know how to create an interface design from nothing, …

UX Design

This Is The Best Design Job Listing We’ve Ever Seen

How do you coax quality graphic designers to apply for a job listing? The City of Los Angeles has a new strategy: Create a truly heinous poster advertising for the job. Any graphic designer worth their salt will undoubtedly feel moved to apply–if only to prevent the city from using Comic Sans <i>ever</i> …

Lessons from design leaders: Elevating design in large companies

How can large enterprise organizations transform using design principles?<p>More than a trend, the design revolution is shaping how the world’s most …

USAA

Keeping Up With… Design Thinking

This edition of <i>Keeping Up With..</i>. was written by Ryne Leuzinger, Gina Kessler Lee, and Irene Korber.<p>Ryne Leuzinger is a Research and Instruction …

Prototyping

The Revolve Wheel is a puncture-proof tire that folds into a compact pod

It’s often said that there’s no reason to reinvent the wheel, but one revolutionary designer has done just that. Andrea Mocellin’s Revolve Wheel is …

Design

Learn the 10 rules of great user experience

Here's one to bookmark: Laws of UX explores the links between user experience design and 10 key psychological principles, to provide valuable …

Design

How to Offer a Master Class in Solution Focused Thinking

Train your team to never present a problem without an idea to fix it.<p>Recently, I spoke with a small business owner who talked about the spirited, sometimes fiery debates he would have with his two co-founders about the various challenges they faced in their business. He shared that early in the …

Management

The Direct Correlation Between Good Design And Business Growth

There’s no arguing — planning in order to reach a business goal is essential. But what isn’t as clear are the elements that enable a company to reach their objective. Perhaps one of the most essential of those components is design. Once focused mainly on packaging and products, design is now a …

Use Design Thinking to Solve Your Toughest Marketing Challenges

Modern day marketing is a realm overflowing with data and tests aimed at shedding light on your customers' true desires. Yet marketing teams still …

This urban design tool helps planners understand the entire street network

A new program prototype by Remix lets designers play SimCity at street level<p>For planners and transportation officials, the road to transit improvements often hits speed bumps when it comes to data sharing and visualizations. A new online tool wants to solve those misunderstandings with a shared …

Urbanism

How Is Design Transforming Education?

The Core77 Design Awards Design Education Initiative category hopes to showcase the best education programs utilizing design thinking<p><i>In conjunction</i> …

How Portland Is Sourcing Hydropower From Its Drinking Water

The method has little environmental impact and uses existing infrastructure. So why isn’t it more popular?<p>Portland, Oregon—known to some as “Bridge City”—has an intimate relationship with the water that flows beneath it. During hot summer months, residents cool off by floating down the Willamette …

Renewable Energy

Why Business Design is the Most Important Skill of the Future

The times of pure Design Thinking are over: Certainly, the last years have seen the rise of Design Thinking and similar processes (most lately design …

Design

An Ingenious Approach To Designing AI That Doctors Trust

Doctors, while eager to try out the newest procedure or medicine, are typically dead set against a machine telling them what to do. John Zimmerman, a professor of human-computer interaction at Carnegie Mellon, just might be able to change their minds.<p>If you read about AI at all, most headlines …

Design Thinking – What’s it all About?

Mention the word “design,” and many people immediately think of pictures and colors. But when it comes to designing for technology focused tasks, …

Design

An MBA student’s toolkit for the smart machine age

My MBA students will soon enter an era of unbelievable opportunities and monumental challenges: the smart machine age, or SMA. I envy them.<p>The SMA …

Psychology

Design Thinking in Health care on AMA Physician Innovation Network - Discussions

Expert Panelists<p>Human Factors Engineer at The Joint Commission<p>Human Factors Engineer at The Joint Commission<p>Human Factors Engineer at The Joint …

Health Care

What If? And What’s Wrong?

Design Thinking and Thinking About Design We Can’t Easily See<p>Recently I read a searing critique of Design Thinking which likens its spread in …

Universal Principles Of User Experience Design

Of course, to comprehensively cover universal principles of UX design – a vast and complex topic – would be a challenge in just a single article. But …

UX Design

Design Studios, When Done Well, Change Organizations For The Better

Design studios don’t get the appreciation they deserve. It’s easy to classify them as yet another technique in the designer’s toolbox, to be pulled …

Newport Beach

Redesigning the design process

2018 UX TrendsDesigners are increasingly encouraged by companies to design not only the product, but their process and the work environment around …

UX Design

Mona Patel

Mona Patel is an entrepreneur and bestselling Author who has been designing better human centered interactions for the past 20 years. Beginning her …

Design

Zeroqode will usher us into a codeless future

Codeless development platforms are at once a blessing and a curse. If they’re complete enough to be powerful they are too difficult for beginners and if they’re simple enough for beginners they’re useless for serious work. Zeroqode, a one-stop-shop for codeless creation, aims to make the difficult …

Startups

The Dishwasher Gets A Redesign For Tiny Apartments

The transparent cube fits on a countertop–and it can do double duty washing clothes and cooking food.<p>There’s no perfect way to wash a few dishes. The modern dishwasher is designed to hold place settings for more than a dozen people . . . yet hand-washing is extremely inefficient, using more water …

Fish

Designers rise to top jobs as companies rethink how to inspire the consumer

When Jim Hackett stepped into the position of CEO at Ford, he became the first designer to lead a car company. But Hackett is part of a wave of …

Design

Good Books for Design Thinkers to Read in 2018

A comprehensive list of books that will inspire you to think deeply in design<p>Main category: Design in Business, Contemporary Design, Design History, …

The 2 hour ideation workshop

How to generate a wide range of ideas to solve a user problem.<p>Over the past couple of years I’ve discovered the need for a new weapon in my product …

Annual Design Research Conference (ADR18)

CALL FOR PROPOSALS<p>Annual Design Research Conference (ADR18)<p>This is a call for proposals to be included in the Annual Design Research Conference for …

University of Sydney

LyondellBasell Hosts Global Faculty Workshop on Process Safety

As part of a larger effort to better prepare undergraduate chemical engineering students for entry into industry, LyondellBasell recently hosted a …

Chemical Engineering