During two whirlwind weeks of teaching People-Centred Research, Eilidh and I had the opportunity to reflect on our approach to design research, what enables powerful outcomes, and how to teach those practices. Throughout the course we aimed to teach not just the theory and framework, but really the underlying techniques that cultivate great research: strategy, time management, comfort with people, communication, adaptation, documentation, and a bit of fun.
Posts Categorized: Adventures
15km north of Copenhagen, our team of designers set out for a Saturday of team building by canoe in the Mølle canal. Aimed in more or less straight lines we entered the Canadian canoes to take on an obstacle course along the river.
At CIID Consulting, almost every project requires us to travel to new locations. We rapidly immerse ourselves in a new context to understand a particular user group and inform the development of new products and services. Over the past years the team has executed international innovation projects for global corporations, tech firms and nonprofits. Our work has taken us to many corners of the World; From a shipping dock at the Panama Canal, to rural parts of India to the bustling streets of New York City, Shanghai and Beijing to name a few.
If you’re designing UI’s for the visually impaired then wear these glasses – They replicate an eye condition called retinitis pigmentosa and in our opinion look somewhat cool in a retro kind of way.
We are excited to announce that throughout 2015, CIID Consulting will explore the potential of opening in New York. This initiative will enable us to become closer to our US based clients and activities and allow our team to create more impact.
CIID Consulting has just completed an executive training course with the design team at INDT/Microsoft in Brazil. Over the course of an intense five day workshop held in Recife, CIID exposed a team of interface and visual designers to methods that aim at accelerating their innovation process and empowering them to work more collaboratively.
Long a global powerhouse in shipping, business and finance, Singapore has invested heavily in recent years to build its design-driven economy as well. Starting in mid-January, a team of three designers and educators from CIID Consulting has been busy helping advance this effort, with a three-week masterclass series on “Designing Interactions” held at the National Design Centre in collaboration with DesignSingapore.