Archive for the ‘design’ Category

|From process to outcome| The Brakke Grond is monthly hosting a series of lectures from This Happened Amsterdam. The subjects of lecture #6 was the process development of interaction design projects, and how the “making of” influences and drives the outcome towards unexpected conclusions. Speakers were: Weworkweplay Ubi de Feo with Hello Savants! Dries de […]

|With Desmond Germans| Creative Mornings is a platform organizing breakfast lecture about design, technologies, everything involving creativity and innovation. Everything started in NYC with Tina Roth Eisenberg (do you know Swiss Miss?). Thanks to the involvement of a lot of people and agencies, creative mornings are now held almost everywhere around the world. Last week […]

The Design Museum of Palazzo dell’Arte (known also as Triennale) is the most famous and known Italian design museum. First of all for its location, Milan, secondly also for its long and glorious story: the building was the location for the main modern furniture and architecture fairs of Italy, between 1933 and 1968. Last time, […]

From DesignThinking to doing business Yesterday I participated as facilitator to a workshop organized by DesignThinkers Group at the PicNic Festival 2012. The target of the workshop was to create in 90 a proposal for a new startup, from the strategic vision to the internal organization and the touchpoints with the desired final customers. It […]

Days 1&2 Exploring city interfaces Scenario creation Mumbai, 2050 Sheila is the institute director of the MiT Mumbai, but today she is a running bride. She is escaping her planned wedding, and she has a plan. With a hacked algorithm she can avoid the traffic of the busy streets of Mumbai by forecasting the patterns […]

Visual Use Cues Use Cues, definition: “Product characteristics that shows what the product can do, and how users can operate it” – from TU Delft IO database. Since yesterday, all my Chrome bookmarks lost their icon. And those icons were the most direct way to find the link I needed. They were a perfect visual […]



Focus from distance Collecting – Reflecting – Judging A.D. 2012, Salone del Mobile, Milan. Can Pinterest become an effective tool for photo reporting and event coverage from distance? In this board I will collect the most interesting (give a broad definition to this adjective) products/services/events/etc coming out from Salone del Mobile. Can this event still […]