Added by Robert Zlokower on April 15, 2013 at 16:30 — No Comments
Things are going well at Koos HQ. This means we're growing and we're hiring!
Are you the one genius service designer who will enrich our team with all your skills, competences and personality?
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Added by Robbert-Jan van Oeveren on April 13, 2013 at 11:30 — No Comments
‘Designing for the differences,’ the ninth video in the ‘Design Insights’ series, features Richard Seymour, co-founder and design director of Seymourpowell, discussing the importance of gender differences for design.
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Seymourpowell’s co-founder Richard Seymour discusses emotional ergonomics and the future of design.
Interview in association with Richard’s appearance the 2012 Sleep Event, the leading European Hotel Design Conference and the European Hotel Design Awards, 21 – 22 November 2012, London....…Continue
Added by Robert Zlokower on February 7, 2013 at 17:00 — No Comments
‘Removing the irrelevant’, the eighth video in this Design Insights series, features Richard Seymour, co-founder and design director of Seymourpowell, explaining why it’s important for designers to strip the “noise in the background” and instead focus on the principles that are working.
“You shouldn’t be putting more into something than it needs,” Seymour says. “But the fact is, the need maybe an…Continue
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I am writing this post because I am curious about the status of the early Service Design community, the pioneers of Service Design.
Tell me! How are you doing? What is the general feeling of what you’ve accomplished and where you are heading?
It has been 10 years or so since a new group, a new generation of professionals, started to develop and work within the field of what they called Service Design. These people, some just graduated, entered a field…Continue
Here's a video impression of our "Think Like a Startup" sessions / game using the Startup Canvas and toolkit.
The session was held at the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (dschool) Potsdam.
The aim of the session is to create a company that has a perfect conection between things like personal and company values, vision, culture, organizational model, partnerships, kpi's and incentives, mission, value proposition, touchpoints, customer needs, expectations, perceptions, values…Continue
‘Embracing incrementalism,’ the seventh video in this ‘Design Insights’ series, features Richard Seymour, co-founder and design director of Seymourpowell, discussing how big changes don’t necessarily start by big leaps, but by a series of smaller leaps.
“If you know where you’re going to go, you can make the fairy steps, as they used to call it, the little steps . . . the incremental clicks that take you along a line towards the new — the vector to the new,” Seymour…Continue
Added by Robert Zlokower on December 21, 2012 at 11:30 — No Comments
Trio of red dot awards won for concept design and communication designContinue
Added by Robert Zlokower on November 30, 2012 at 15:00 — No Comments
People who practice collaborative innovation envision a compelling future. They transform their communities, their organizations, and themselves by helping people realize their potential for leadership as they form and evolve ideas. Reality check: effective visionaries use pragmatic tactics to move from point A to B.
Added by Doug Collins on November 27, 2012 at 15:08 — No Comments
We have all experienced the annoyance of failing products. We are pretty much guaranteed that everything we own will break at some point in the future. Some large things we will keep repairing for as long as possible (houses, cars etc.) mainly due to the expense of buying new ones. However, a lot of products that break on us are quickly thrown away. Whether this is…Continue
Added by Robert Zlokower on November 23, 2012 at 11:30 — No Comments
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"The Collective Action Toolkit (CAT) is a package of resources and activities that enable groups of people anywhere to organize, build trust, and collaboratively create solutions for problems impacting their community. The toolkit provides a dynamic framework that integrates knowledge and action to solve challenges. Designed to harness the benefits of group action and the power of open sharing, the activities draw on each participant’s strengths and perspectives as the group works to…Continue
Added by Edoardo Costa on November 15, 2012 at 15:53 — No Comments
Very interesting design process by the Mozilla team for the redesign of the bookmarking function of Firefox.
Firefox and “save for later”
All browsers support two functions: searching and revisiting. My research questions whether constructs like bookmarks really are the right model to support revisiting. I worked closely with Mozilla user experience researchers and designers to rethink how Firefox can better offer “save for later” in the browser. Firefox front-end developers…
Added by Edoardo Costa on November 9, 2012 at 11:08 — No Comments
‘The Importance of materials,’ the fifth video in this ‘Design Insights’ series, features Richard Seymour, co-founder and design director of Seymourpowell, crediting much of his success as a designer from his fascination with materials.
Whether it’s a the Olympus Pen, a Navaho canoe, or the bows of Assyrian warriors –these demonstrate “the knowledge and experience and the way…Continue
Added by Robert Zlokower on November 7, 2012 at 11:30 — No Comments
Now in its 6th year, the Sustainable Brands Conference has become the centre of gravity for companies that are committed to leveraging sustainable innovation as a driver of business and brand value.
At this year’s event in London on 27…Continue
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