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Design

Watch “Great User Research (for Non-Researchers)” with Steve Portigal 

In this talk, Steve Portigal explains how to do great research for non-researchers, and tells us how to be more effective in the three main elements of research: planning research, conducting research, and acting on research.

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Design Strategy Talks & Workshops

The Skills of a Strategist

If designers want to influence and translate strategy in ways that drive their user experience vision forward, they must become both business-savvy analysts and synthesizers. What are the skills of a strategist designers need to become both business-savvy analysts and synthesisers?

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Design Readings

Listen to “The power of inclusive design” with Benjamin Evans

In this episode of the Design Better Podcast, Benjamin Evans talks about the power of inclusive design to create better experiences.

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Design Inspiration

Watch “What removing profile photos taught me about design’s ability to reduce discrimination” with Benjamin Evans

Can you use design to tackle racism? Inclusive Design Lead Benjamin Evans shares a case study on how his team uses negative space to reduce discrimination and build belonging in Airbnb’s global community

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Design

Watch “Catch Up to Agentive Tech” with Christopher Noessel

Christopher Noessel provides both a conceptual grounding and practical advice to unlock agentive tech massive potential […]

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Design

Watch Jon Kolko’s “Stories: The way to our heart, and the key to design strategy” talk

In this talk at IxDA’s Interaction’19, Jon Kolko will show you why, when, and how to create stories that set design strategy. You’ll see examples of both successes and failures, learn where these narratives are contextually most relevant and useful, identify the key components that make these stories successful, and gain the ability to form and present a vision of the future to drive product and service strategy.

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Design

Watch John Maeda’s “Recovering and Reinvention”

John Maeda is an American executive spearheading a new convergence across the design and technology industries. He joined Automattic in 2016 as Global Head of Computational Design + Inclusion and previously served as Design Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), a world-leading venture capital firm.

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Design

10 everyday things invented in Germany

And while many German brands have become household names (think Volkswagen and Mercedes-Benz), few people realize how many commonly used items came to be thanks to German inventors […]

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Design

Design Classics from Germany

Within Europe, Scandinavia and Italy are most often credited for innovative design. But a number of design classics have been created in Germany, among them the Wassily club chair and the Wagenfeld lamp […]

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Design Software

Watch “Designing for Privacy and Ethics” with Fiona Mc Andrew

Fiona Mc Andrew talks about the issues that arise when applying privacy and ethics to digital products, and proposed methods of applying useful and usable privacy and ethics standards to digital products […]