Product vs digital design: the Extreme vs the Majority


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I was watching Objectified yesterday, one of the best product/industrial design documentaries I know of. Great insights in the relationship between people and objects and why industrial design takes up such a pivotal role in our recent (and ancient) history. Jonathan Ive is featured in it, just as Dieter Rams is, the world famous Braun […]

May 15, 2018

Power of visual: Rabobanks architecture as scale-model


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One of the main pillars in design thinking and service design is the notion of ‘making things visual‘. This includes visualizing ideas and concepts to get a deeper, more valuable discussion by means of drawings, icons and diagrams. Additionally, it includes prototyping and creating low-fidelity representations for concepts,¬†helping in testing and validating hypotheses. Rabobank’s real-life […]

May 8, 2018

5 ways to effectively manage difficult Workshop dynamics


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For all of you that facilitate workshops on a regular basis: you know it’s not always easy to manage a group. There are a variety of problems that might occur due to the composition of the group, dominating individuals, difficult behavior and other causes such as mentally absent folks. I sometimes find it hard to […]

May 6, 2018