September 16th, 2014
August 4th, 2014

Why Whyte: More than 40 Years Later His Words Inspire and Inform

A tribute to Holly White, a pioneer in user-centered and place led design of public spaces

June 28th, 2014

Power to the people on product design

Crowdsourcing of product design in the hardware world - Richard Waters explores this emerging edge

June 27th, 2014

Complex 3D-Printed Steel Components Push The Boundaries Of Architecture

Exploring new frontiers in what building can look like and how they function with 3D printed structural steel elements

May 28th, 2014
Make Your Own World With Programmable Matter

3D printing is just the beginning - get ready for programmable matter

Make Your Own World With Programmable Matter

3D printing is just the beginning - get ready for programmable matter

May 20th, 2014

Shanzhai: China’s Collaborative Electronics Design Ecosystem

If you haven’t heard of shanzai, you soon will - a robust collaborative design ecosystem in China operating on the edge

May 11th, 2014

Movie: Hiroshi Ishii on MIT Media Lab’s Transform shape-shifting table

I was privileged to see Hiroshi Ishii demonstrate this shape shifting table top at the MIT Media Lab last week

May 9th, 2014

Create a Work Environment That Fosters Flow

The science of flow: flow follows focus, and consequences always catch our attention so design environments with challenges and consequences by Steven Kotler

April 21st, 2014

Microbes are “the factories of the future” says Suzanne Lee

Microbes as factories for the future - clothing as a living organism working symbiotically with the body

March 27th, 2014

John Hagel at SXSW: Workplace Redesign

It’s here! The video of my talk on Workplace Redesign at a sold out session of SXSW can now be seen online

(Source: youtube.com)

March 21st, 2014

What if we redesigned our work environment to accelerate learning? John Seely Brown and I explore the possibilities

(Source: youtube.com)

March 8th, 2014

The Uncanny Valley, Interior-Design Edition

Anyone can go to Seinfeld’s apartment and sit around pretending they’re talking about nothing in the uncanny valley

March 3rd, 2014
Schedule | sxsw.com

Looking forward to speaking at SXSW in Austin this Friday on applying design thinking and design methodologies to work environments to accelerate learning - if you’re in town, be sure to swing by

Schedule | sxsw.com

Looking forward to speaking at SXSW in Austin this Friday on applying design thinking and design methodologies to work environments to accelerate learning - if you’re in town, be sure to swing by

February 12th, 2014

This Master Goldsmith Doesn’t Need Fingers to Create Her Artwork

"How can you manage with fingers, because they must get in the way" - Annette Gabbedey crafts amazing jewelry without fingers

February 8th, 2014

Designing for serendipity in food chains of everyday life creativity

Designing for serendipity - more evidence that we can shape serendipity rather than simply reacting to it

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Exploration of emerging innovations on a broad array of edges that are rising up to challenge the core.