We have been immersed in design's shift from creating better products or services towards shifting social patterns. This semester we are teaching a short course at CMU called "Foundations of Practice for Social Innovation and Transition." Every time we teach, [...]
In a great interview. Hannah du Plessis discusses the difficult place where "the old is no longer valid and the new is not yet," the stages of change, the process of transformation, and the use of applied improvisation to help people learn how to shift their own situation.
Jared Spool interviews Marc Rettig. "We've watered reflection down to grouping sticky notes on the wall. And we've watered listening down to data collection."
Download the 2014 PDF here (36 meg) Download the 2013 PDF here (20 meg) Note about viewing PDFs The book looks best and is easiest to read when viewed in two-page-side-by-side. Acrobat users will want [...]