DesignJam LP: Toolkit for Human-Centredness
Become exposed to a variety of useful service design tools, methods, and applications as well as what to avoid when using a human-centered design approach.
Storytelling, Culture & Design
Design can reinforce or disturb a community's culture. It has consequences and carries its own set of values.
In order to solve a problem, you must first frame it.
Looking at a Problem
Avoid Narrow Problem Framing
Understanding Different Human Needs
Tacit and Latent Knowledge
Test & Evaluate Design with People
Refine & Filter the Design
sLab Explorations : Strategic Design : Insights from Helsinki Design Lab with Bryan Boyer
How might we undertake to “redesign” systems, institutions, markets, and even the social contract, in the face of constraining legacies, limited finances and other extreme challenges in the public sector? When good ideas abound, but don’t always come to fruition, what approach might bring success?
Torch Lecture: Incubating the Future of Design Education with Debera Johnson
How can we incubate the future of design education and change the world at the same time? Get an inside look and meet some of the key people and projects that have shaped the success of the Pratt Institute's Centre for Sustainable Design Strategies. Both a platform to launch a green business and a design consultancy for world projects, the Incubator offers a unique way to use the power of networks, collaboration and community to get things done. In this talk, Deb Johnson shares the story of Solar Ivy, currently on display at New York's MoMA; a recent project for the Sustainable South Bronx Greenway project; and her latest design jam that brought 40 designers, HIV experts and media artists together for UNESCO's “Cultural Logic” project.
Recorded 24 March 2010 at OCAD University
Signs and Semiotics
DesignJam LP : Visual Thinking, Visual Production with Greg Van Alstyne & Kelly Kornet
From napkin sketches and diagrams to photos, storyboards, and the all important slide deck, your visuals say a lot about you, your organization’s values, and how you communicate. Visual communications play a critical role in conceiving, developing and sharing innovative vision, whether we call it the big picture, the roadmap or the blueprint.