3 Great Examples of Design Thinking in Action

Adam Leon
Adam Leon
Jun 26, 2016 · 6 min read
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Better Service, Faster.

Robert I. Sutton, David Hoyt Jan 06, 2016

Services and financial support for people living with disabilities in the San Francisco Area can be found through the Golden Gate Regional Center. Travel, assessments, home visits, evaluations by medical professionals, and months of waiting are just some of the challenges faced by parents of children depending on assistance. Two Stanford students, Elizabeth Woodson and Saul Gurdus wanted to try something new.


Braun/Oral-B Smart Brush

Diana Budds May 27, 2016

Agency: Industrial Facility


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Credit: Golden Krishna

Foot Activated Car Door

Golden Krishna Aug 17, 2013

In his 2013 presentation to The Conference in Malmo Sweden, Golden Krishna offered us a simple philosophy for how to approach the application of technology to solving problems for people. “The best interface is no interface.” Elsewhere you can find a similar idea described as Zero UI. Or in more pretentious circles you might find it described as “common sense”.


Solving Problems With Design Thinking

Jeanne Liedtka, Andrew King, Kevin Bennett 2013

Perhaps the best case studies I’ve yet to come across are included in the book Solving Problems With Design Thinking, 10 Stories of What Works.


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Design & Technology Strategist. Transmitter Studios Inc.

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