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Design Readings

Watch Brad Nunnally’s “Choice… Gateway To Engagement” talk at Interaction’14 | IxDA Conference

Understanding the anatomy of a choice is crucial to surviving the new world of product design. If designers, developers and product owners can better understand how choices are made and, more importantly, why they get made, they will be better equipped to disrupt the market. This talk explores the complexity of making choices and how an environment built for choice leads to a better customer experience […]

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Design Innovation Readings Software

Meet the Genius behind 3D printing

Chuck Hull is the inventor of this exciting technology which could usher in a new industrial revolution. CNN’s Nick Glass reports […]

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Talks & Workshops User Experience

Designing Interactions / Experiences: The Design of Experiences

This is the 5th (fifth) lecture of the “Designing Interactions / Experiences” module I’m teaching at Köln International School of Design of the Cologne University of Applied Sciences, which I’m honored to give by invitation of Professor Philipp Heidkamp. In this lecture, we discuss the different design artifacts typically produced during the ideation stage […]

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Design Thinking Talks & Workshops User Experience

Designing Experiences: Introduction

This is an introduction workshop to Designing Experiences module I’m teaching at Köln International School of Design of the Cologne University of Applied Sciences, which I’m honored to give by invitation of Professor Philipp Heidkamp:

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Innovation

Watch Amory Lovins’ “A 50-year plan for energy” talk at TED

In this intimate talk filmed at TED’s offices, energy theorist Amory Lovins lays out the steps we must take to end the world’s dependence on oil (before we run out). Some changes are already happening — like lighter-weight cars and smarter trucks — but some require a bigger vision […]

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Design Information Technology Innovation

3D printing not rocket science anymore

abc7news reports of the democratization of 3D printing […]

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Design Economics Innovation Trend Watching

Watch highlights from “Reimagining Manufacturing: The Technologies Driving the New Industrial Revolution” during Autodesk [IDEAS] The Innovation + Design Series

As concepts like mass-customization, personal manufacturing, and the Maker movement go mainstream, a new set of questions is forming about what this manufacturing transformation really means […]

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Design Information Technology Innovation Software

Autodesk Introduces Free Sustainability Resources for Engineering Students, Educators

Autodesk has unveiled Autodesk Sustainability Workshop, an online portal of educational content providing mechanical engineering students and teachers with the resources they need to practice sustainable design […]

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Design Information Technology Innovation Software

Listen to Kevin Wick’s “Going Interactive: How we stopped making static wireframes and started making prototypes” talk at IA Summit 2010

Looking for more effective ways to communicate your research and designs? Kevin Wick says one way to do that is to stop creating static, paper-based wireframes and to start creating browser-based, interactive prototypes […]

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Design Innovation Readings

Watch Tim Wood’s “Lo-fi: Sketchbook Techniques for Interaction Designers” talk at IxDA | Interaction ’10 Conference

Tim Wood reviews practical drawing and sketchbook techniques that can serve as a cornerstone to the interaction design process. The concept of ‘drawing as problem solving’ will be introduced through case studies and real-world interaction design that demonstrate the efficiencies to be gained through the use of these techniques […]