Launching today, the design firm IDEO presents LivingClimateChange.com, a clearinghouse for design thinking about the environment. Watch Tim Brown’s TEDTalk, just posted today, for some inspiring examples of design thinking that solved big problems of the past. In the same spirit, IDEO’s LivingClimateChange.com collects ideas looking forward. From the site: Living Climate Change is a […]
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Tim Brown says the design profession is preoccupied with creating nifty, fashionable objects — even as pressing questions like clean water access show it has a bigger role to play. He calls for a shift to local, collaborative, participatory “design thinking.” (Recorded at TEDGlobal, July 2009, Oxford, UK.Duration: 16:50) Twitter URL: http://on.ted.com/3U Watch Tim Brown’s […]
Tim Brown at TEDGlobal 2009, Session 7: July 23, 2009, in Oxford, UK. Credit: TED / James Duncan Davidson Designer Tim Brown of IDEO begins his talk by posing the question, “What happens if you move from design to design-making?” He sees a profound difference between the two. He explains that when he first began […]
The recent collaboration of IDEO with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, IDE, Heifer International and ICRW has inspired a new application of Human-Centered Design (HCD) — a system used by multi-national corporations to develop design solutions at the intersection of desirability, feasibility and viability. IDEO’s new open-source toolkit is a methodical approach for NGOs […]
From TEDGlobal’s speaker list of more than 90 — including 18-minute talks, demos and TED U courses — 13 of our scheduled speakers already have TEDTalks online from previous TEDs and partners. To find them, check out our new theme, Speaking at TEDGlobal 2009, and watch archive gems from these returning speakers. All of these […]
Our TEDTalk today, from Ideo’s Tim Brown, comes from the 2008 Art Center Design Conference, wonderfully named Serious Play. Curated by the design legend Chee Pearlman, the Serious Play conference was held this past May at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. A nice benefit of holding a conference at a design school: […]
From the 2008 Serious Play conference, designer Tim Brown from Ideo talks about the powerful relationship between creative thinking and play — with many examples you can try at home (and one that maybe you shouldn’t). (Recorded May 2008 in Pasadena, California. Duration: 27:58.) Watch Tim Brown’s talk from Serious Play 2008 on TED.com, where […]