I think it's accurate to say that synonymous with the design process is post-it notes followed closely by brainstorming - and usually both together. The aim of brainstorming is to leverage the collective thinking of a group by collecting ideas without judgment. It initially requires divergent thinking, enabling each member to freely contribute without becoming … Continue reading Brainstorming


Design is Storytelling

"Good design, like good storytelling, brings ideas to life." This was Ellen Lupton's premise throughout her lively presentation at the National Design Thinking Workshop for teachers. Ellen is an author, educator, designer and Senior Curator at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York. Currently she is working on a book titled "Design is Storytelling." Ellen … Continue reading Design is Storytelling