Archive | Design Thinking
27
Mar

What creativity means to me (the long version). Interviewed by Rashell Martin

Interviewed by Rashell Martin   There is a feeling of being connected that fills me when I’m inspired, a feeling of becoming one with the subject matter in some way that is unexplainable to me but I just feel it and let it bring me to where ever it wants me to go. Do you remember […]

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21
Aug

Luis von Ahn: Massive-scale online collaboration

Main topic: How the internet can be used for a large scale collaboration that can benefit the user by enhancing the value of their time by giving one task a dual purpose.   Main Point 1: Luis von Ahn saw that humanity as a whole is wasting 500,000 hours a day in 10 second chunks […]

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05
Aug

Yo designers, can I ask you a question?

I’m doing some research about the design process and was hoping you could spare a few minutes. In as many words as you deem fit, tell me “what has, or frequently does, go wrong in the design process”. I’m going to leave it open with out much more direction than that in hopes you’ll come […]

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31
May

David Kelley (founder of IDEO) on building creative confidence

Don’t divide the world into “creative” and “non-creative,” Let people realize they are naturally creative. “Let their ideas fly; let them achieve what Bandura calls self-efficacy.” ”When people regain that confidence, magic happens.” TED Blog | Building creative confidence: David Kelley at TED2012   

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08
May
24
Mar

A Short Lesson in Perspective – A must read for anyone in the creative industry

I came across this article via twitter and was deeply moved by it. A must read for anyone in the creative industry. Here is an excerpt of an amazing piece artfully crafted by Linds Redding. …Pretty soon, The Overnight Test became the Over Lunch Test. Then before we knew it, we were eating Pot-Noodles at […]

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19
Feb

I HIGHLY recommend EVERYONE who has any interest in Art, Music, Film and Design to watch this. It’s truly unfortunate what is happening in today’s creative industry.

The digital revolution of the last decade has unleashed creativity and talent in an unprecedented way, with unlimited opportunities. But does democratized culture mean better art or is true talent instead drowned out? This is the question addressed by PressPausePlay, a documentary film containing interviews with some of the world’s most influential creators of the […]

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01
Dec

You turn a thought into a drawing, into a model, into a car that gives 20,000 people jobs. It’s that simple – UK Design Technology in the school curriculum

You turn a thought into a drawing, into a model, into a car that gives 20,000 people jobs. It’s that simple I wholeheartedly agree that design is much more then what your taught in art school. It’s not just used by artists. It is in everything we see, touch, hear and taste. Design is everywhere. […]

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29
Nov

How do you define “Design Thinking”?

This is becoming a buzz word in the creative and business worlds and carries various meanings to different people. How do you define and use Design Thinking? Feel free to post your comments. Let’s get a conversation going!    

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18
Nov

TEDxConcordiaUPortland will host its second annual event titled “Becoming Extraordinary” at Concordia University, Portland, OR.

  On Saturday, March 31, 2012, TEDxConcordiaUPortland will host its second annual event titled “Becoming Extraordinary” at Concordia University, Portland, OR.   The Story of TEDxConcordiaUPortland’s Theme 2012: Becoming Extraordinary Our story begins with ordinary, everyday people. They are seemingly no different from you or me, yet at a certain point something happens. An idea, an […]

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