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March 18, 2019, 1:08 am – Through interviews with 18 innovative Finnish food companies and learning about their development activities, we realised that social media, particularly instagram and Facebook, are used for much more. Social media is often seen solely as a tool f... [ Read the full story ... ]

Culture Needs a Fool-Proof Definition

March 14, 2019, 7:45 pm – by OLIVER SWEET and ELLIE TAIT, Ipsos People love the idea of culture. Finding out what makes France French, Spain Spanish or Denmark Danish is why we travel. We see culture as a manifestation of the greatest human achievements – we flock to art g... [ Read the full story ... ]

Two Tips for Finding a Good Organizational Fit

March 11, 2019, 5:17 pm – By Thomas Brandenburg and Twisha Shah-Brandenburg As IIT Institute of Design (ID) students enter recruitID season (March 13–15), we’ve pulled together some lessons we gleaned from participants in our The Shape of Design panel earlier this school y... [ Read the full story ... ]

“ID changed my life and career more than I can measure.”

March 8, 2019, 10:32 pm – David Ofori-Amoah (MDes 2009), co-founder, Ghost Lab, discusses the importance of supporting students on #IDGivingDay: Inclusion and Impact (March 14–15). This year, all gifts support student fellowships, and the ID Board of Advisors will triple e... [ Read the full story ... ]

A Letter to New Design Practitioners

March 6, 2019, 3:17 pm – By Ric Edinberg (MDes 2004) At ID, students learn to lead organizational change, innovate in large organizations, and integrate concepts and inventions as members of cross-functional, diverse teams. With exploreID: Design Leaders on Thursday, Apri... [ Read the full story ... ]


March 3, 2019, 11:36 pm – The more we talked with different founders, the more evident it became that modern ventures do not need to make a stark distinction between business and a wider impact. For these new food and beverage entrepreneurs having high standards for keepin... [ Read the full story ... ]

Why Design Research?

February 27, 2019, 9:55 pm – Ben Jacobson, partner at Conifer Research  and adjunct at IIT Institute of Design, reflects on exploreID: What is Design Research?, a panel exploring the practice design research and common questions about it with current and prospective ID studen... [ Read the full story ... ]

Join my ‘Fundamentals of Interviewing Users’ workshop in NYC

February 27, 2019, 4:27 pm – I’m teaching a full-day workshop on Fundamentals of Interviewing Users in New York City on May 20. Indi Young is teaching a workshop the next day. You can register for one or the other or both. It’s part of a series of workshops that also includes... [ Read the full story ... ]


February 27, 2019, 10:01 am – To meet the international demands’ the founders of Helsinki Wildfoods and the new company METTÄ Nordic, decided to create a brand that would be specifically tailored for export. These wild herb and foraging experts decided to start with the Japane... [ Read the full story ... ]

21st Century​ Design (50 seconds or 26 minutes)

February 26, 2019, 10:18 pm – The 50 second version (for my talk at Krupa, in Kiev, April 7, 2019)The 26 minute version for my talk at Interaction 19 (Seattle, February 2019)(Similar talks given in Dubai, UAE (World Government Summit, February 2019) and Ahmedabad, India (Insti... [ Read the full story ... ]

Elizabeth Pastor in Madrid

February 26, 2019, 3:16 pm – Humantific & TeamLabs Madrid Humantific CoFounder Elizabeth Pastor will be giving a free public talk on Strategic CoCreation Leadership at TeamLabs in Madrid on Friday March 1 at 6pm.                    ... [ Read the full story ... ]




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