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Pitching [Last Blog with Nominated Blogs]

Today we finally pitched our design ideas for task 3. Our group STEE Design Company pitched our idea of a sustainable way to reuse the plastic waste in China. For … Continue reading

July 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Crunch Time

Concise, coherent and creative are three words that come to mind from today’s design pitch preparations we had in class. Developing a design pitch presentation in a professional manner is … Continue reading

July 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Present the Future

Today we were given the chance to finally present our 2030 scenarios. Every one in class had to present their poster illustrating what they envision the future to be and … Continue reading

July 9, 2012 · Leave a comment


Shifting our emphasis from consumption to services and systems, and combining a consumer-led and socially-led approach, means that how we think about and interact with the future will change. Josephine … Continue reading

July 4, 2012 · Leave a comment


Whether it’s working with your partner or working for your clients, there is this underlying theme that is essential in these situations: community. The sense of community can be a … Continue reading

July 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

A new way of thinking. A new way of designing.

In a meeting with Ideo’s CEO, Tim Brown, in 2003, Kelley had an epiphany: They would stop calling Ideo’s approach “design” and start calling it “design thinking.” “I’m not a … Continue reading

July 2, 2012 · 1 Comment

More Than Money

[We are] persuaded to spend money we don’t have on things we don’t need to create impressions that won’t last on people we don’t care about.” -Tim Jackson Not to … Continue reading

June 27, 2012 · 1 Comment