THE SCIENCE OF SPACE: The mechanics behind the vibe at WeWork

At WeWork our goal in Workplace Strategy and Design Research is to design with rigor and metrics the magic people felt as they walked into a WeWork location. Our Science of Space lecture and article dig into the mechanics and metrics behind this feeling and invite people to add these elements to their own work…

THE INNOVATION INSURRECTION

Why is design thinking regularly bypassing architecture and interior design firms? This line of questioning is posed by writer Emily Bobrow in the recently published article, The Innovation Insurrection, by the Nielsen Perspective 2015 fallwinter magazine.

DRAWING FOR THINKERS: Sketching skills for the non-believer

My DRAWING FOR THINKERS course is a 2-hour workshop teaching drawing skills as a way to diagram and think through tough problems. The target audience for this workshop is the ‘I Can’t Draw’ crowd and those who want to improve on their ability to sketch as a tool for design thinking and representation. Participant Learning…

CHANGING HOW WE CARE: Moving from Medical to Social Solutions

In October of 2011 I presented a project at the Global Service Design Conference in San Francisco with colleague Ali Baba Attaie. The work is being managed by HelloLAB and challenges designers and business leaders to rethink the healthcare experience in underserved communities in New York City. In addition, our article on our work was accepted by…