Design Thinking

An Eight-Step Pedagogy for Teaching Social Design

This paper outlines a pedagogy for introducing students to the design process specifically in the area of Social Design. In a fast paced world where the established paradigm of defining a designers’ role is evolving rapidly, this paper elucidates the need for and presents a theoretical framework for a pedagogy that has been developed to help emerging designers understand the role they play in design practice today. The extended idea of design education is meant to shape the mindset of young designers as they prepare for the professional world outside.

Elizabeth Kiehner - New Models for an Experimental Economy + Dialogue

SEGD is an amazing community of designers, fabricators and manufacturers who create experiences that connect people to place. One of the many membership benefits of SEGD is a library of talks from SEGD's 4-6 events a year. Starting from 2014, these videos are available for viewing for members for free. If you are a member please log in (hint: top right below search) if not please join SEGD and experience its amazing resources.

Embracing Design Thinking and the Ways You Think About Your Work

Siggi Bachmann to lead Design Thinking Workshop at the 2017 SEGD Conference

Back by popular demand, the 2017 SEGD Conference Experience Miami will feature a Design Thinking workshop, led by Siggi Bachmann (Contexto/New World Symphony) and Justin Molloy (SEGD). During the June 9 breakout session, they will guide you through the Design Thinking process to transform the ways you think about your work. Here, Siggi Bachmann shares the role Design Thinking plays in shaping customer experiences, driving innovation and creating a culture of learners.

After a Dark Past, Boston's Urban Renewal Agency is Building a Citizen-Led City for the Future

The Boston Redevelopment Authority was infamous for bulldozing neighborhoods and displacing residents. Now, it’s using human-centered design thinking to shake that reputation.

 

 

Australian Department of Employment Introducing Design Thinking Initiative

The Department of Employment is to host a conference on the growing need to use “design thinking” across the public sector to collaboratively develop more impactful policies and services.

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