Design For The People, by The People

Design For The People, by The People

Great design does not necessarily come from great designers. It comes from an environment that fosters creativity, collaboration and an ultimate vision. I’ve seen this firsthand. When tasked with updating the design of a globally recognized brand, the change didn’t...
Designers are Problem Solvers

Designers are Problem Solvers

Designers are problem solvers. So are plumbers, accountants, doctors and lawyers. The difference is that we have chosen a trade that has both some really fun tools to solve those problems with, but also we are able to create emotional connections through solving those...
Run Toward the Signs of Complexity

Run Toward the Signs of Complexity

Herb Simon changed my life. I never met him, though his name and words loom large in my own work. Simon, a polymath and Nobel laureate, taught economics, cognitive psychology and computer science at Carnegie Mellon University. The term ‘design thinking’ can be traced...