Human-Centered Design

Design of the Future

I view design as a broad field of practice and theory where designers are responsible for intuiting social, cultural, economic, and technological change; then adapting design tools, processes and methods to harness, steer and leverage those changes for the betterment of humanity. When designers improve people’s lives they create opportunities for business to thrive and grow. Everyone wins. (more…)

By Challis, ago
Art

Design & Art: On Creativity

For those of you who have known me for a while you’ve no doubt heard me on my soapbox lecturing about the distinction between art and design. Simply put, Design is a creative problem solving discipline whereby we solve problems for a particular group of people, more often than not,  in the interest of furthering a business interest. (more…)

By Challis, ago
Art

Take-G: Crafts, Toys or Art?

Speaking of wonderful experiences, take a look at the most beautiful work presented on this Japanese web site. There are some toys for sale on the site. I don’t read Japanese however I’m guessing the items labeled as craft (such Read more…

By Challis, ago