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Great Design Books You've Never Heard Of

Basic design principles haven’t changed. In my opinion, these design books stand the test of time.

David Bishop
Director of Human Sciences, Chief Human Scientist

10 Qs, Summer Intern Edition: Meet Aaron

Jun 26 2015 in Notes from the Field

Get to know our Summer Interns in this four-part series. Next up, Aaron Cook, Human Sciences.

10 Qs, Summer Intern Edition: Meet Hannah

Jun 12 2015 in Notes from the Field

Get to know our Summer Interns in this four-part series. First up, Hannah Brinkman, Visual Design intern.

Human-Centered Design. So Easy, a Child Should Do It

Design-literacy should begin in kindergarten. HCD makes us better problem-solvers, decision-makers and communicators.

Daniel Szecket
Designer

Service Design, a Game Changer

Without engaging and memorable customer experiences, businesses are left with an undifferentiated brand, weak customer loyalty and sluggish revenues. Enter the rise of service design.

Traci Thomas
Service Design Lead

The Web Will Die. What Then?

Jan 08 2015 in Connected World

A series of vaguely related events in December have caused me to think that this time, the Web will die. New trends are emerging that will impact data sharing of the future.

Jeff Senn
Chief Technologist, Head of R&D

More Than Just a Game at SXSW

Nov 06 2014 in Notes from the Field

How game design can help users navigate new experiences with curiosity and confidence.

Jon Larkin
Game Designer & Engineer

Guerrilla Research at One of the Largest Trade Shows in the World: A Quick How-To

Oct 06 2014 in Notes from the Field

How do you undertake design research among 100,000+ possible subjects in a way that yields valuable insights? Some lessons learned from our recent experience at IMTS.

Sara Blumenstein
Designer
Bridget Monahan
Senior Designer & Researcher

The User Jury

I spoke to a client a little while ago about facilitating a user jury. At first, I wasn’t sure what they were asking. Were the users of their product being put on trial?

David Bishop
Director of Human Sciences, Chief Human Scientist