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

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

The Subtle art of not giving a f*ck


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I saw this cute girl sitting in a mall in Mexico City. She’s apparently learning about ‘the art of not giving a f*ck’, judging from her book cover. So she’s learning how to not give a fuck in subtle way, all while she is actually not giving a fuck what anyone else is thinking about […]

April 9, 2018

Nudging: making tax payers actually pay


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A while ago I was tipped of a podcast by the every brilliant guys of Freakonomics, titled: ‘Fighting poverty with actual evidence’. It’s a great podcast about how people can be psychologically incentivized to change behavior and make more sustainable financial decisions (which is a big problem – globally and more specifically in the US and […]

March 26, 2018

Service Design Drinks Mexico – February 2018


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I had a blast at the first Service Design drinks Mexico (https://www.servicedrinks.mx/). Here, I talked about omni-channel and connected experiences and how they can be constructed. The ambience and organization was great, so if you’re around definitely check out the next edition, with Angelica Flechas from Háptica. The slides I presented can be found in […]

February 20, 2018