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What is design thinking?

26/Jul/2017

What is design thinking?

At PDD, we get asked this question a lot. What is Design thinking? So here is a brief summary of what it means and the benefits it could have to your organisation. Read more

PDD rolls out successfully its Innovation Training programme in Asia

18/Aug/2016

PDD rolls out successfully its Innovation Training programme in Asia

One of PDD’s objectives has been to build on the success of its Innovation Training programme and expand it into Asia. Last year, PDD organised several taster HCD workshops during IXDC and delivered a private customised workshop to one of its clients in Asia. PDD’s first Asia specific public 'Accelerating Innovation through Human-Centred Design (HCD)' workshop took place in Shanghai on 19th and 20th July, and thankfully it occurred just before the heatwave hit 40℃! Read more

Risk management: Tips from Bunyadi, London's first naked restaurant

12/May/2016

Risk management: Tips from Bunyadi, London's first naked restaurant

So the waiting list for London’s first naked restaurant has gone through the roof. The Bunyadi opens in June 2016 for three months and claims to offer diners an experience “free and unadulterated from the trappings of modern life” including phones, electric lights and even clothing. Read more

The Role of Human-Centred Design in Healthcare Reform and Transformation

18/Feb/2016

The Role of Human-Centred Design in Healthcare Reform and Transformation

All too often our health care is taken for granted, and we assume it will always be available to serve our community’s needs. The question is “How Healthy are our Healthcare Facilities to handle the diversity of services and to produce healthy outcomes for an expansive and unprecedented market of six (6) living generations – All distinctively different with a diverse set of needs and priorities?” According to Pew Research Centre in 2015, 75.3 million Millennials (18-34) surpassed the number of 74.9 million Baby Boomers (51-69), and Gen X (35-50) is projected to outnumber the Boomers by 2028. Read more

The colour of sweet: Using multisensory design to improve human experience

17/Jun/2015

The colour of sweet: Using multisensory design to improve human experience

As someone who loves a good mash-up, I was keen to see (feel, hear, smell and taste) how Kitchen Theory's collaborative gastronomic project fused the fields of gastronomy; food science, food culture, food history, multisensory flavour perception, and neurogastronomy into its first Multi-Sensory Gastronomy Seminar and networking event. The event brought together people interested in synaesthesia (“union of the senses”--a condition in which two or more of the senses are involuntarily and automatically joined together) and crossmodal interactions (how the brain integrates information across the different sensory modalities). Read more

Links from the studio 18.10.13

18/Oct/2013

Links from the studio 18.10.13

Today we sadly say goodbye to Ross our Modelmaker & CNC Engineer and fellow running partner for the past two and half years. We will miss him and wish him all the best of luck in his future endeavour! Read more

Links from the Studio (30.08.13)

30/Aug/2013

Links from the Studio (30.08.13)

Simple, but not easy! To create a breath-taking, efficient and simple product, clear and logical ‘design thinking’ is a must. It can help to deliver an accurate and effective result. Check out the link below from Matt Candy: a talk by Peter Day about how innovative designers use special thinking processes in the real world. Read more

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