Using Origami As A Tool For Design Thinking

I heard about the technique of using origami, the Japanese art of paper folding, for design thinking from Daniel Stillman, who is the author of the book The 30 Second Elephant and The Paper Airplane Experiment. I attended one of his workshops on facilitating a workshop at a meetup event hosted by DesignSprint NYC. Nowadays …

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Expert Voices: Why and how design decisions should be informed by research and data

I had the opportunity to listen to a talk on “You are not the user- Why and how design decisions should be informed by research and data” by Christina Ou, who is a product designer at Percolate.  The talk was given as part of an event called HexHacks, which was a UXathon run by Hexagon. …

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Design Critique: Tumblr (iOS app)

Tumblr is a microblogging and social networking platform that allows users to post and share multimedia and other contents. In this article, I will critique Tumblr iOS app based on the design principles and concepts mentioned in Don Norman’s book The Design of Everyday Things. Navigation Once logged in, users are directed to the home …

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