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Methods We’ve lined up a number of activities to help you understand, define, make, and release circular innovations. Dive in wherever makes most sense for you and your team.Don’t worry about getting it all right on your first go. The more you prototype and learn, the greater your positive impact on the system. Thank you! Your submission has been received! Oops! Filter understand Understand how to design for the circular economy Understand Circular Flows flows feedback nature basics economy biomimicry loops diagram Explore opportunities for social, cultural, natural, and human capital Regenerative Thinking plastic flow bottle thinking linear cards value chain supply Shift your thinking from products to services through underlying needs Service Flip service product sharing thinking circular exercise beginner easy game Understand the implication of materials that go into everyday products Insides Out plastic exercise practical tear down electronic waste modular plastic Inspiration: Digital Systems define

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Systemic Design Toolkit The Systemic Design Toolkit was developed by Namahn’s Kristel van Ael and her team for initial workshopping at RSD5 in Toronto. We launched the Toolkit at Relating Systems and Design 7, October 2018, after a year or so of partnering with Phillipe Vandenbroeck from ShiftN, Alex Ryan of MaRS Solutions Lab, and myself with Systemic Design Association. Civilian and educational versions of the Toolkit are now in process and used in training. The Toolkit encompasses the progression of knowledge building over the course of 7 RSD conferences, with the methods tested in workshops and now graduate coursework, at OCADU’s Strategic Foresight and Innovation and at U Antwerp, Belgium. The Systemic Design Toolkit is based on design principles and original systems science foundations. to show how methods cannot replace the evolution of one’s own systems thinking competencies in social and systemic design.

Curated Links for “Design Thinking” I’ll jot down here a few links and pointers on design thinking as the topic comes again and again and I’m always glad to share on this topic. Concept Design Thinking as introduced by Tim Brown from Ideo. The Blog is interesting for the story, what came after and what he is doing now. Open IDEO is a place for resources on Design Thinking.

Design Thinking for Educators Design thinking is a mindset. It is the confidence that everyone can be part of creating a more desirable future, and a process to take action when faced with a difficult challenge. That kind of optimism is well needed in education. Classrooms and schools across the world are facing design challenges every single day, from teacher feedback systems to daily schedules. Wherever they fall on the spectrum of scale – the challenges educators are confronted with are real, complex, and varied. And as such, they require new perspectives, new tools, and new approaches.

Systemic Design Toolkit by Kristel van Ael of Namahn Live notes from the webinar Keynote: Hands-on with Systemic Design by Kristel van Ael of Namahn during The Virtual Design Thinking BarCamp 2020 held on 25 April 2020. Read the article to discover how to download the toolkit to help you in facing Wicked Problems. Kristel van Ael talked about Systemic Design, the differences and similarities to Design Thinking and she introduced the Systemic Design Toolkit, a tool to help using the methodology in business contexts. Namahn is Humanc-centred design agency in Brussels, Belgium. Systemic Design Definition Repository Design activities Co-designing Envisioning Testing & Prototyping

Design Kit: The Human-Centered Design Toolkit In April 2015, launched an exciting new evolution of the HCD Toolkit the Field Guide to Human-Centered Design. The Field Guide is the latest in’s suite of teaching tools and a step forward in sharing the practice and promise of human-centered design with the social sector. A full-color, 192-page book, the Field Guide comes with 57 design methods, the key mindsets that underpin how and why believes design can change lives, a full slate of worksheets, and case studies from projects that show human-centered design in action.

Methods for Synthesis What is it? A 2x2 is an organizational diagram used to illustrate how many things compare across two dimensions. Within a single dataset, a 2x2 can show trends, outliers, and areas of saturation and scarcity. In the context of design, this diagram can describe opportunities for impact and areas ripe for innovation. How to Create a User Persona How are you going to reach your target audience? You might not find your grandma on Twitter and you’re sure as not going to find your 12 year old nephew reading the Wall Street Journal. If your audience is a tech savvy college student, the best way to reach them might be online & social media.