Reexamining design thinking and education for a new age, 100 years after Bauhaus

Illustration: Maxwell Prendergast


Hidden fault lines and how to spot them

Blurred fault lines result as modern systems, platforms, products, and experiences proliferate.


Why the industry needs to adapt now more than ever

Then, now, and always


Illustration: Justin Cheong.


How to be a leader and still be yourself


A hypothetical code of ethics for design at scale

Same as ecological impact, design has a responsibility to our digital environments. Photo by Henry & Co. on Unsplash


A reading list for meaningful design at scale

Reading: one of this year’s design trends. Photo by Jessica Ruscello on Unsplash


How to scale meaningful design in a multi-device world

Disrupt the patterns with meaningful design.


And the modern meaning of creativity

Design systems are evolving from the lone visionary to design communities


How an inclusive process creates more accessible and ethical products

How radical empathy defines our product ethos

Albert Shum

CVP of Design at Microsoft. Leads a collaborative team creating the future of cross-platform experiences across work, life, and school. Views are my own.

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