Photo Source: Flickr It is the ability to identify patterns of insights and "connect the dots" in a meaningful way.
I don't get why it's called Service Design? Especially when Service Design also considers products and systems in a 3-pronged holistic ecosystem? Or don't they? If so, why not call it Product design or System Design? Both disciplines do consider the other two. So designers in Service Design
I thought you might like to know that I've been invited by my friends at the Shih Chien University Industrial Design Department to conduct a workshop to explore the future of the Design Practice and the
Apollo Robbins, in wonderful TED talk, shares his observations on how people's attention can shape reality. He talks about how a human's brain when asked to process data (perhaps in the past) will not be able process data in the present. He does
Heidi Grant Halvorson shares on Behance's 99U that being in a position of power will allow you to be more creative.
Being in a position of power certainly changes you – not necessarily in an evil way, but research shows there is a definite shift in
Tucker Marion, Sebastian Fixson and Marc H. Meyer, writes a wonderful piece for the MIT Sloan Management Review on the challenges of Digital Design without good Design Management. Here is an excerpt:
So, what’s the problem? There are potentially two. First, because the technology makes
Everyone knows who David Ogilvy is. He is probably one of the worlds greatest "ad men" and the likely inspiration to Mad Men. In 1948, David started Ogilvy & Mather, an advertising agency responsible for some
Design Juices recently published an interview with Michael DiTullo, a designer I greatly respect, where he shares his insights and challenges he faced to get to where he is today, namely a Creative Director at Frog. (Actually it seems he is now the Chief
Work like a slave; command like a king; create like a god. ~ Constantin BrâncuşiI had almost forgotten this quote, one of my favorites, by Romanian-born sculptor Constantin Brâncuşi. It was, and still is, my motto for success for any designer
Clive Thompson, in his column on Wired, dispels the myth that innovation comes as a surprise and is difficult to predict. He writes:
The assumption is that breakthroughs are inherently surprising, so it takes special genius to spot one coming. But that’s not how innovation really
I'm sure you many of you have experienced this before. Here you are, a designer in the zone waxing lyrical about your design to your client or perhaps a group of engineers. You are feeling good about things and pretty sure that your design is
I'm a big fan of Dieter Rams, so much so that I have even dedicated an entire article here at Design Sojourn to his design philosophy. Therefore, I was quite excited to watch this