I want to wear my pajamas all day today, is that going to go over well in for these fake interviews we’re doing today?
The role of the designer is to be the facilitator not the center.– Richard Buchanan
Designer as Advocate
In designing for those users who are in extreme poverty the designer has the opportunity to become an advocate for them. The designer must understand wholly their needs, their aspirations, and their background if any of these people in the BOP will part with their money. For someone who earns just under $200/year a $25 dollar investment in a tool or service to increase their net income over the...
meid2go: i know it’s kind of delayed, but this was for my application for IDEO’s fellowship program. The video prompt was to tell a short story revealing a little bit about myself. I couldn’t have done it without the help of my friends & family, so thanks Aaron, Natalie, Emmanuel, Morgen, Julie, Mom, Dad and Benno! It was a lot of fun+ glad I have the memories if anything! love it mei!
The Girls' Bill of Rights from 1945 →
The Girls' Bill of Rights →
We start with a simple proposition,” he says, “If we stop thinking...– C.K. Prahalad
If you can’t draw as well as someone, or use the software as well, or if you do...– Frank Chimero
What I love about design is the artistic and scientific complexity that also...– Michelle Obama
A designer can mull over complicated designs for months. Then suddenly the...– Leo Frankowski
High degrees of specialization may be rendering us unable to see the connections...– Terry Irwin
gtixd: Slick video for a slick app, Embark.
What’s the best little take away thing / gift you’ve ever gotten when you visited someone’s office, gallery show, concert, nursing home, bar mitzvah…. whatever you visited?
gtixd: Probably the most insane effort I’ve seen for the title sequence to an AWARDS SHOW, but oh so beautiful nonetheless. Nevertheless? Nonetheless. By those hip guys from Non-Format. lovely.
If you dug a tunnel straight through the earth,... →
Why is it that...
EVERYONE agrees that America should spend more on education, that everyone agrees it’s the best way to ensure better health, wealth, and security for this country, but it always is one of the first things to get it’s funding cut. Why is that?
Armageddon by CocoRosie
“And then the lights came on in the middle of the night. What should I do with my life? How should I spend my time?” A universal experience.
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