Silent Design is Design without Designers
I so love this term.
Apparently it was createdby Peter Gorb and Angela Dumas for a London Business…
User Want rather than User Need. Connecting makers to markets and users with their aspirations. The person designing the tool really needs to encourage the dream, and not just be useful.
I fear this may contradict the commonly held wisdom around user centered design. We all say we like making ‘human centered design’. Yet we forget what it’s like to be a human. Emotional as well as rational.
Keep Calm Join the Dark Side.
Design Thinking the TV Commercial. Nice.
Why Nobody can Copy Apple
Well…they could if they did this:
I assert there’s something else that makes Apple is unique amongst its (asymmetric) competitors (e.g. Google, MS, Samsung):
It only focuses on one customer: The Consumer.
In my experience, the behaviors and culture of an…
Mine Kafon wind-powered deminer, by Massoud Hassani. 2011.
Bamboo and biodegradable plastics, 87 x 87 x 87” (221 x 221 x 221 cm).
(via MoMA | Applied Design)
Anthropology of Television
The following guest post is written by Maurice McGinley, a friend and former colleague at Philips…
Apple and Samsung’s Advertising and Marketing vs R&D spend.
But what if you add the data point of the total amount of products the brand carries?
Design is the Spirit of Things
Image by Start-Up@Singapore.
A few weekends ago, I gave seminar on Design Thinking to a number of…
So the Pirate Bay moves their servers from North Korea to the USA.
What a great April Fool’s joke!
But when you think about it, this is very interesting. A strength of a country has always been about their “Soft Power”, and nothing beats a Soft Power war through music, movies and videos. It could well lead to a great psychological victory for any country. Copyright laws aside, of course.