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The Case for Design Consulting

It’s a great time for design. Never in its history has it been so valued as an economic force or so influential as culture. Traditional businesses of all types…


4 Key Ingredients For Creating An Ideas Incubator

When fostering in-house innovation, companies need to understand exactly what startups thrive on.


Ideas to Decisions: Project Helium


Today, we are opening the beta of Project Helium, a software tool we have been building internally. Simply put, Project Helium is a design thinking tool…


Cloud-Based Charity: Opportunities for Social Impact

After attending the Geekwire Summit in October, something Steven Van Roekel, the former CTO of the US, now Chief Innovation Officer…

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The theory, practice, lessons and challenges of designing innovation

Driving positive health outcomes by design

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The Case for Design Consulting

It’s a great time for design. Never in its history has it been so valued as an economic force or so influential as culture. Traditional businesses of all types…


The Quantified Us

Have you ever wondered how many steps you took today, or exactly what percentage of calories you burned walking versus running? Curious to know how stressed you are at work…


Artefact’s Holiday Gift Guide for Little Makers

From engineering to robotics, this year has been all about creating games and toys that teach little tinkerers increasingly important…


8 Things Every Design Firm Should Know about Running a Business

You have two exit strategies: Death and quitting. Until then, here’s how to make the most of your…


The Elusive Promise of Electronic Health Records

Artefact’s Rob Girling on the potential for design to improve the EHR user experience