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Design Readings Software

Watch “What happened to ‘simple’ design?” with David Pogue

Products have become overly complicated with an abundance of features, causing frustration among customers. Correspondent David Pogue delves into how simplicity in technology can simplify our complex lives.

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Design Strategy Talks & Workshops

Managing and Adapting to Change in Thought Leadership

For designers and strategists aspiring to become thought leaders, managing and adapting to change are not just desirable traits but a fundamental necessity.

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Design Strategy Design Thinking Project Management Talks & Workshops

Dealing with Uncertainty and Ambiguity

Let’s explore how designers can deal with Uncertainty and Ambiguity, while using tools to help them tackle complex problems more effectively.

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Design Strategy Talks & Workshops

Listen to my chat with Thomas Girard

In this episode of the UniqueWays podcast, I talked to Thomas Girard about how collaboration is more about mindset than with physical colocation.

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Design Readings Software

Watch “Designing for Speed” with Mustafa Kurtuldu

In this talk about designing for speed, designer Mustafa Kurtuldu shares research on how to to increase perceived performance, and gives UX examples and technical tricks to improve the speed of your site.

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Design Inspiration Readings

Norman Teague on rewriting Design History

In this short film, designer Norman Teague talks about his work, why representation matters, and the need of rewriting design history.

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Design

Watch “(The value of) Dystopian thinking” with Andreas Wegner & Thomas Kueber

In this talk at IxDA’s Interaction’20, Andreas and Thomas present a practical framework for how to apply dystopian thinking to design artefacts and how to use them to influence final product and service decisions.

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Design Readings

Listen to Gretchen Anderson “Mastering Collaboration”

Gretchen Anderson talks about her latest book Mastering Collaboration: Make Working Together Less Painful and More Productive on how to generate ideas with others while gaining buy-in from all levels of your organization

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Design

Watch Katja Forbes’ “You are not a Designer, You are a Coach”

In this Keynote at IxDA’s ILA 2018, Katja Forbes argues that since multidisciplinary team members are all using the tools of design, our roles as Designers are changing to include an unexpected soft skill, Design Coaching. You are not a Designer, You are a Coach!

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Design

Watch “The art of first impressions” with Chip Kidd

Chip Kidd explains the two techniques designers use to communicate instantly and when, why and how they work […]