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Trusting the Design Thinking Process

18:55 09 May in Uncategorized by WE DESIGN THINK

David Evancho was one of George Aye's students at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.  Carlos Briceno interviewed David  to find out what they learned as designers from taking George's class. What Evancho, who is now living and working in Vermont, found out in the class...

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Mildred Friedman’s Thoughts on Design and Herman Miller

18:55 24 February in Uncategorized by WE DESIGN THINK

Mildred Friedman loves the world of Design. Her career is proof of that. She was the editor of the influential Design Quarterly and was the Walker Art Center's design curator for much of the 1970s and 1980s. She was renown for her groundbreaking exhibits, one of which included  Nelson/Eames/Girard/Propst: The Design...

The Herman Miller Way 

18:55 16 February in Uncategorized by WE DESIGN THINK

The biggest lesson that can be learned by studying and understanding the Design history and tenets of Herman Miller is this: Figure out what people need, and then produce something that is simple and beautiful in response. How can that philosophy be applied to our lives...

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Lessons Learned During the Workshop at Herman Miller

18:55 15 February in Uncategorized by WE DESIGN THINK

Becky Ives has worked for more than 20 years in corporate and global business development, assisting pharmaceutical and food manufacturing companies with product design in many different aspects. Her work involved changing old products that were not "working" anymore. This meant making brand changes...

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Designing Your Life and Career

18:55 14 February in Uncategorized by WE DESIGN THINK

Herman Miller's Design tenets make a lot of sense when they are applied to designing furniture. But they also make a lot of sense to folks interested in Design, in general. So we wondered what kind of exercise might be interesting to people who attended...