This year, between June 2014 and May 2015, Portugal is celebrating The Year of Portuguese Design. As a Government’s initiative to value Portuguese design and to promote it internationally, there … Continue reading
With an invitation from ESAD Matosinhos, I have been tutoring two master’s dissertations on design management: one relating it to the industry of events and the other to the act … Continue reading
And they rocked once again! ^_^ With Start-Uppers and Start-Up Teams in mind, Service Design Berlin organized a 1-Day Accelerator Program called Start-Up Jam Berlin on the 13th of December at The Wye. Though the premises were different … Continue reading
Thanks to Service Design Berlin and who voted for me, I won a ticket to NEXT Service Design 2013! This is the conference for designing digital services that gathers designers, marketing strategists, … Continue reading
True to their innovative attitude, Service Design Berlin organized a hybrid event for service innovators called Service Experience Camp on the weekend of 14 – 15 of September at The Wye. Part Conference, part BarCamp, … Continue reading
“Business people don’t just need to understand designers better; they need to become designers.” — Martin, R. (2005) The Business of Design. Fast Company magazine, issue April 2005.
The Design Management Institute (DMI) is an international nonprofit organization that seeks to heighten awareness of design as an essential part of business strategy. Founded in 1975, DMI has become … Continue reading
“Design is to design a design to produce a design.” — Heskett, J. (2005) Design: a very short introduction. USA, Oxford University Press
June ended in the most inspiring way. With a very special thanks to Daniela Marzavan, I had the opportunity to join the Design Thinking class at HTW-Berlin for a field trip … Continue reading
Adobe Creative Days is an event to discover what’s coming next from Adobe. The tour covered 14 different venues and, though it wasn’t the perfect stage for connecting and exchanging ideas, … Continue reading
DMY Berlin is an international design network for contemporary product design. Founded in 2003, it is clear that it has now become a place for designers and non-designers to meet, wether … Continue reading
CreativeMornings is a free, monthly breakfast lecture series for creative types. Tina Roth Eisenberg started CreativeMornings, in her design studio, back in September of 2009 in NYC. The goal was to create an … Continue reading
“Many in the design community appear to be ready to call game over on Design Thinking. Whether you believe a certificate of death is premature or are all too happy to … Continue reading
“Design management is about the management of design.” — Best, K. (2006) Design management: managing design strategy, process and implementation. Lausanne: Ava Publishing S.A.
From time to time, Service Design Berlin organizes an event called Service Design Drinks, which acts as a meet-up for Berlin’s service design community. Yesterday, the gathering took place at D.Collective, under … Continue reading
“Design is too important to be left to designers alone.” — Dumas, A. (1996) From Icon to Beacon: The New British Design Council and the Global Economy. Design Management Journal, Summer, 10-14.