Fantastic Container House, Design Inspired by Creative Thinking

Elva Mankin

Homebuilders create contemporary homes with containers that are durable and budget-friendly. The modern houses made with shipping containers look contemporary and innovative, offering unique, affordable, and comfortable residences. First-time homebuilders Zack and Brie Smithey triumphed against the odds to create a metal masterpiece of the container home, bringing them a […]

Design Thinking Comes of Age

Elva Mankin

Idea in Brief The Change Increasingly, corporations and professional services firms are working to create design-centric cultures. The Reason Many products, services, and processes are now technologically complex. People are not hardwired to deal well with high levels of complexity. They need help. The Idea People need their interactions with […]

What is Design Thinking? | Interaction Design Foundation

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Design Thinking is a design methodology that provides a solution-based approach to solving problems. It’s extremely useful in tackling complex problems that are ill-defined or unknown, by understanding the human needs involved, by re-framing the problem in human-centric ways, by creating many ideas in brainstorming sessions, and by adopting a […]

IDEO Design Thinking | IDEO

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Thinking like a designer can transform the way organizations develop products, services, processes, and strategy. This approach, which is known as design thinking, brings together what is desirable from a human point of view with what is technologically feasible and economically viable. It also allows people who aren’t trained as […]

Design Thinking

Elva Mankin

Executive Summary Reprint: R0806E In the past, design has most often occurred fairly far downstream in the development process and has focused on making new products aesthetically attractive or enhancing brand perception through smart, evocative advertising. Today, as innovation’s terrain expands to encompass human-centered processes and services as well as […]

Design thinking, explained | MIT Sloan

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open share links close share links What is design thinking? Design thinking is an innovative problem-solving process rooted in a set of skills.The approach has been around for decades, but it only started gaining traction outside of the design community after the 2008 Harvard Business Review article [subscription required] titled […]