How to get the most out of a design workshop

Scene setting: creativity is collaborative

Everyone’s here because their skills and knowledge are valued. Equally

Planning your workshop

Work backwards

Invites list

How many?


Information for the invite

Prep for quiet times

On the day of your workshop

  • an introduction to the project
  • the goal of the session
  • prompts for discussion/sketches
  • thanks and next steps
  • who to contact

During your workshop

Remember, you’re the captain

Involve someone else

Ask the right kind of questions

End the session if it’s not working out

After the workshop

Not the end of the conversation

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