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  • 09.Aug
  • Queen at the London Riots
  • Many people are upset that The Queen wasn’t in London for the London Riots. So… Ladies and gentlemen who are leaving comments on The British Monarchy’s facebook page, worry no more. She was there: Click image to enlarge at full screen. Okay, I may have used a little Photoshop skills here. It’s actually a different […]

  • Design Process

  • 16.Apr
  • 5 Intelligent Questions to Ask
  • Here are 5 categories of questions good designers ask. I’m looking forward to being more self-aware of the questions I ask in the generative phase, making sure that they are diverging and not converging. I think it likely requires a little patience but I’m willing to wait for the ideas to ripen.

TED Talk Tweets about Tim

Twitter is very helpful if you don’t have the ability to be at TED when a favorite design speaker talks, but luckily a few TEDsters in the audience are tweeting the highlights for me until I can get the Tim Brown (of IDEO) video in a few months. Here are the Tweet highlights of his talk…

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Twitter is very helpful if you don’t have the ability to be at TED when a favorite design speaker talks, but luckily a few TEDsters in the audience are tweeting the highlights for me until I can get the Tim Brown (of IDEO) video in a few months. Here are the Tweet highlights of his talk:

Tim Brown: “If we focused less on the object and more on the design thinking behind it, we’d see a bigger impact.”

Designer and IDEO chief Tim Brown: “Design’s too important to be left to designers.”

Tim Brown: Design is human-centric. It may integrate economics, but it begins with whats useful and enjoyable.

Tim Brown: Design of participatory systems will be the major theme not only for designers, but for the economy.

Tim Brown at #TED to “save the world” lets start with people and culutre rather than with Tech

Tim Brown: Design thinking starts with asking the right questions.

#TED Brown: We must take a more expansive view of design, less a construct of professional “priesthood”

Tim Brown from IDEO – “rather than thinking to build,build to think”

Tim Brown: 1st Step in Design Thinking process: What is the question that we are trying to answer? (advice to any “problem” solver)

#TED Tim Brown: Design Thinking says Design is too important to put into the hands of (just) designers. Everyone needs to participate

#TED Tim Brown: Design thinking becomes with examining opposing ideas and opposing constraints to create new solutions.

#TED Brown: Design of participatory systems, where value beyond cash, created and measured, will be theme of design and economy.

#TED Tim Brown: Design thinking moves the design process From Consumption to Particiaption

#TED Brown: Instead of primary objective as consumption, explore potential of participation, where everyone actively engaged in experience

#TED Tim Brown: Design is: Learnign by Making, Building in order to think

#TED Brown: Design understands culture and context before beginning to create new ideas.

#TED Tim Brown: Design became small, a profession of Aesthetics, Image, Fashion; Design Thinking makes it big/broad again

#TED Brown: Design thinking begins w/ integrative thinking: ability to exploit opposing ideas, constraints to create solutions.

What is your favorite second-hand quote?

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