Tools and Resources

 

We don't consult, we educate. And for exactly that reason, we want to share with you as much as possible about design thinking! On this page you can find some of our favourite books and articles, as well as explainer videos, business cases and other useful tools. 
 

 

Popular Science Articles

Design Thinking

Design Thinking in Corporations

Creativity

Empathy

Ethnography in Business

Design, Creativity & the Mind

Abductive reasoning

Rapid Prototyping

Ambiguity

Ideation

Visualization

Synthesis 

Service Design

Design driven innovation

Design for soical innovation

Epistemology of design

 
 

Design Thinking in Corporations

Solving Problems with Design Thinking

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The Design of Business

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Rotman on Design

Rise of the DEO

 

Creativity

Creativity, Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention

Lateral Thinking: Creativity Step by Step

inGenius: A Crash Course on Creativity

Dancing with ambiguity: Causality behavior, design thinking, and triple-loop-learning

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Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration

Managing Creativity

Out of Our Minds: learning to be creative

Teaching Creativity

Make Space: how to set the stage for creative collaboration

Spaces for Creativity

Empathy

Gaining Empathy

What does it mean to gain empathy from your users, and how exactly do we do it?

Empathy Interviews

How do you interview customers and other stakeholders in order to understand their deepest needs?

Extreme users

What are extreme users, and why are they important to approach during your empathy research?

Wired to Care: How Companies Prosper When They Create Widespread Empathy

Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success

Love 2.0: Finding Happiness and Health in Moments of Connection

Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships

Ethnography in Business

The Moment of Clarity: Using the Human Sciences to Solve Your Toughest Business Problems

Practical Ethnography: A Guide to Doing Ethnography in the Private Sector

Talking to Humans: Success starts with understanding your customers

Argonauts of the Western Pacific: An account of native enterprise and adventure in the Archipelagos of Melanesian New Guinea

Ethnography Unbound: Power and Resistance in the Modern Metropolis

Design, Creativity and the Mind

Experiences in Visual Thinking

Emotional Design: Why We Love (or Hate) Everyday Things

A Whole New Mind: Moving from the Information Age to the Conceptual Age

Harnessing the Power to Create, Connect, and Inspire

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

Rapid Prototyping

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Little Bets: How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries.

Prototyping: A Quick Introduction

Ideation

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Conceptual Blockbusting: A Guide to Better Ideas

Gamestorming: A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers, and Changemakers

Ambiguity

 

Dancing with ambiguity: Causality behavior, design thinking, and triple-loop-learning

 

Visualization

Rapid Viz: A New Method for the Rapid Visualization of Ideas

The Back of the Napkin: Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures

Synthesis

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Exposing the Magic of Design: A Practitioner's Guide to the Methods and Theory of Synthesis

Analysis and Synthesis: On Scientific Method - Based on a Study by Bernhard Riemann

Service Design

 

This is Service Design Thinking: Basics, Tools, Cases

 

Design driven innovation

Bang & Olufsen: Design-Driven Innovation

Apple Powerbook (A): Design Quality and Time to Market

Design Strategy at Samsung Electronics: Becoming a Top-Tier Company

Design for social innovation

 

Prototyping: A Quick Introduction

 

Epistemology of Design

Designerly Ways of Knowing: Design Discipline Versus Design Science

Ambidextrous thinking