As designers, can we create deliberate processes that grant continued creative pursuit, allowing space for ideas to unfold?
Author: Rachael Paine
Sh*t don’t change until you…
As we rethink and redesign the culture of graphic design, what character traits should we cultivate?
The ladder of inference
As designers, can we learn to suspend our assumptions that limit our ways of seeing, thinking and believing?
Experience the bite
How can the experience of biting into food be manipulated? And how might this inspire us to design new experiences?
It’s a process
Can our work manifest a sacredness of process?, says Dajana.
Lack of sleep affects note taking skills
A tiny, experimental investigation of the effects of tiredness and neatness.
The repetition of a process
We created a set of rules of play in response to the provocation “What practices distinguish graphic design?”
Virtual reality design roadmap
Understand the problem space. Explore the solution space. Let’s develope a VR roadmap!
Working with robots
What will our new creative capabilities be when we pass off all efficient, productive tasks and only focus on the inefficient ones we love?
Tell me how you make toast
Tom Wujec loves asking people and teams to draw how they make toast, because the process reveals unexpected truths about how we can solve our biggest, most complicated problems at work.
The social and political challenges of the ubiquitous computing era
What is the potential of a fully-integrated world of smart devices continuously collected real-time data from sensor networks?
You’re not the boss of me
Interested in having more control of the data collected from your online habits? Here are a few tools for you!
Surely obeying orders could only be a good thing
Arguing that you don’t care about the right to privacy because you have nothing to hide is no different than saying you don’t care about free speech because you have nothing to say.
We are as gods
By changing my understanding of hacking as a means to pursue knowledge and innovation, I can create a method for discovery.
Data stories + the rushed state of mind
Can collecting, analyzing, and visualizing personal behavioral data make you happy?
Read about the excitement of coming across amazing design and incidentally having a professor teach on an enlightening theory.
It’s Friday so why not
Always, always pay attention…for we are surrounded with typographic joy.
As long as it makes a good burger
In exploring how one might help an unaccepting public to move towards acceptance of lab-grown meat, I interviewed my father regarding his thoughts on the meat industry today and in the future.
The art of choosing the right paper
Jessica and Anna, paper reps from Lindenmyr Paper Merchants, visited our Information and Publishing Design Systems class. What an amazing opportunity to learn about paper production and options for creative printed projects!
Let’s make (and break) those connections
Let’s make (and break) those connections A key skill utilized in this semester’s design as cognitive artifact studio is to summarize research in visual/textual form via concept mapping. Early in the semester it became apparent […]