Design Thinking Blog

Design Thinking Blog

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Design Thinking Needs Us

Overview of this Post: A personal story of how Design Thinking fits into a larger context of problem solving. Thoughts on this Post: I like the journey that is recounted.  For many, Design Thinking is the newest thing around, but it has really been in the forefront for some of us for many years.  Always… (read more)

Design Schools: Please Start Teaching Design Again

Overview: This is a “rant” of sorts from Adaptive Path and the struggle they are experiencing with hiring Design interns. Thoughts: I like this!  The struggle that they outline highlights where Design Thinking originated in the overall Design process.  The make a fantastic point that students who go to design school to become Design Thinkers… (read more)

Design Thinking and Innovation

Design Thinking and Innovation Overview of Post: This is another overview of Design Thinking with one exception:  it goes into details of the process and gives other resources. Thoughts on this Post: I like this.  When people ask me for a quick handout on Design Thinking, this may become my “go to” article.  Thanks Kendall!… (read more)

What is Design Thinking, Really?

Overview of this Article: This is an overview of the author’s take on Tim Brown and Change by Design Thoughts on this Article: Pretty good. It’s like reading an executive summary of the book.  You still should read the book. What is Design Thinking, Really? Original Article HERE at Emergent By Design by Venessa Miemis If… (read more)

design thinking: blending the best from business

Overview of Article: This is a recap of a conversation about what ‘Design Thinking” is supposed to do for a business and where it came from. Thoughts on this Article: I like the thought process that is represented here.  It reflects a positive view of changing the way things are done and a collaborative approach… (read more)

Thinking through Design Thinking

Original Post and Comments HERE at Overview: The author is taking on the idea that Design Thinking is actually part of  Design as the Design discipline actually is and historically has existed.  Several different areas of thought are introduced, and contrasted with each other. – Thoughts on this: I would have to agree that… (read more)

On Design Thinking and Beyond

Overview: A blog/article from a Design Thinking student Thoughts: This article brings a collection of resources on the topic of Design Thinking to a good conclusion that Design Thinking is more than design. On Design Thinking and Beyond Original Post HERE  by kshitiz at Of late there has been a sudden rise in interest… (read more)

Design Thinking + Doing

Overview of Article: This is more or less an interview with Alex Bogusky. Thoughts on this Article: This reads a bit like a commercial for CPB, but offers some very good insights into what they are doing and why. Original Post HERE at CP+B product innovators John Winsor and Neil Riddell “I’m a frustrated… (read more)