Take a Crash Course in Design Thinking

Looking for step-by-step help in conquering your design dreams? Look no further than d.school with a 90 minute whirl through their design methodology. This group experience will get you in tune with Design Thinking and show you how to put it to work! Just prep, gather your team, and advance a project to the next phase (hopefully while having a bit of fun along the way).

We know not everyone can make a trip to the d.school to experience how we teach design thinking. So, we created this online version of one of our most frequently sought after learning tools. Using the video, handouts, and facilitation tips below, we will take you step by step through the process of hosting or participating in a 90 minute design challenge.

. This is a fast-paced project where participants pair up to interview each other, identify real needs, and develop a solution to “redesign the gift-giving experience” for their partner. NO PREVIOUS DESIGN EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. We’ll provide all the information you need to be successful, whether you are just pairing up with one other person or you are gathering a large group  (great for organizations, schools, or companies).

Through this experience we hope you will take away some of the basic principles of Design Thinking and start to adapt them into your personal and professional routines.

Join a community of learners, do-ers and teachers. Journey through a Design Thinking experience, apply it in the real world, and go forth and teach others the methodology.

” — It may help you to review the various mixtapes ahead of time so that you have a hunch as to what direction your team might want to take.


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