Tag: Community

The Design Society – a worldwide community

The Design Society, founded in the year 2000, is an interdisciplinary community of academics and industry practitioners with the goal of developing and promoting a robust, usable and scalable means of designing complex solutions that a sustainable and globalised society needs to thrive, in the 21st century.

Our aim is to develop the innovative means that support designers in their practice. At the same time, we support the exchange of best practices to improve the routine design and conduct research to develop and maintain solid theoretical foundations of design.

News & Events

The Design Society has an extensive palette of conferences, seminars, meetings, research schools and other collaborations. Explore these here!

Search publications

All DS publications are available electronically for Society members to download free of charge through this web site.

Special Interest Groups

SIGs provide opportunities for DS members and non-members to network, share ideas, experience and

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Interior Design Community

A Social Media Community for 

Interior Design Professionals

A place to gather and learn from one another, source products, share ideas and crowd-source advice from interior design professionals who get it, and better yet, get you. 

What is Interior Design Community?

Interior Design Community Interior Design Community stated in Google+ 6 years ago. We wanted to have a place where the design industry professionals could come together and share tips and tricks or even just to vent. Managing websites, handling social media networks, plus all the tasks required of a design professional. We knew that although one person might not have all the answers, together we would. We started weekly webinars with industry professionals, brands, design coaches, web developers, SEO strategists, makers, and so much more. We had group Pinterest Boards, Group lists of designer-friendly resources, Lists of great makers, a follow-back program for Pinterest, Twitter, etc. We were thriving….

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Introduction to Design Thinking – SAP User Experience Community

Design Thinking is one of the more recent buzz words in the design community. In this introductory article, I will investigate what Design Thinking is, what its main characteristics are, and take a look at the process and the methods associated with it. I will also take a brief look at the history of Design Thinking.

What Is Design Thinking?

First, I will outline what Design Thinking is all about. There are various ways of teaching and practicing Design Thinking, and definitions and descriptions vary accordingly.

A Design Methodology

Basically, Design Thinking is a design methodology. It differs from traditional design approaches in specific ways described below. For example, some authors characterize Design Thinking as more creative and user-centered than traditional design approaches.

A Problem-Solving Approach or Process

Design Thinking can be regarded as a problem solving method or, by some definitions, a process for the resolution of problems (but

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