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What is the purpose of your blogs?

Your blog is an online journal that you write to help your “future self” remember your “aha!” moments throughout the module. You should reflect on learning experiences as they occur in class and in your team; and formulate “lessons learned” that you will be using in the future. 883 more words



The third step in the design thinking process is ideate, coming up with as many ideas as possible. It is about quantity and not about quality; there are no right or wrong ideas. 783 more words

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The power of “playing with hands” in Design Thinking

Photo by Vlad Hilitanu on Unsplash

I have been thinking about writing this article for so long that I haven’t yet found a proper start. I guess my fear of failing has been always too high in my personality, too many expectations about myself and from others and my natural inclination for perfection hasn’t really helped me in the past.  780 more words

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Photos from the MA Creative Economy Hackathon, Welcome Week 2019

On Friday and Saturday during the Welcome Week you took part in our hackathon with the Surrey County Council. We wanted to show you – not tell you –  102 more words

Student Stories

Reflect, connect the dots, and take a leap of faith

Four weeks have now passed since we met during our Welcome Week.  This Friday in class we will register your teams with Young Enterprise, and you will all become… 718 more words


The Kea Project

The Kea Project by 2018 grad Kelsey Gee is a human-centred design system, which seeks to rehumanise New Zealand’s prisons. It is a prototype for a multi-touchpoint service, designed to serve the needs of the 23,000 often forgotten (or invisible) tamariki across New Zealand, who are impacted by the experiences of a parent’s incarceration. 459 more words

Philadelphia's B.Phl Innovation Festival

A few weeks ago one of the students in NOVA Lab informed me of an innovation festival being hosted in Philadelphia.   After checking it out on the web, I was convinced this would be a place for our students to learn why innovation and design thinking were so important to the economy they’d soon be entering. 696 more words