Posts Tagged ‘Design’s Voice’

Paul Hatch

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 by Kristina

Knowledge as Creative Fuel

Is ignorance the playground of creativity? Is knowledge a deterrent or accelerator of creativity? These are a crucial questions in this knowledge-based economy where fast-paced change is demanding creative agility. Paul Hatch, president of the Chicago office of TEAMS Design, weighs in from his global experience during his continued conversation with Kristina Goodrich of Design’s Voice.

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Scott Wilson on Form & Function

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012 by Kristina

Kudos, Scott!

Scott Wilson spoke eloquently about the the chick-and-egg question of form and function in his follow-up TIME magazine interview following up his well-deserved National Design Award for Product Design from the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum.

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Scott Wilson, now with Motorola

Asked, “How much of design for you is function, and how much is form? Do you find it hard to satisfy them both in some projects?”, he said:

“It’s almost all function. The form part is easy once you’ve defined the problem and designed the solution. If you have good research or good insights, the thing kind of designs itself. Putting a form around it is the easy part, really. Finding the insights and finding the connections and the right puzzle piece that may be missing, that’s the hard part.”

I’ve worked with designers for a long time, and few have expressed it so well! See more at http://ti.me/TG6mxV.

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Chuck Pelly on What Makes a Design Champion.mov

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012 by Kristina

What are the unique characteristics of a true design champion and what are the pitfalls business leaders and designers can fall into? International design legend Chuck Pelly reveals his insights to Design’s Voice’ Kristina Goodrich in this interview.

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Why Do People “Skin” Your Beautiful Designs with Their Personal Pictures?

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012 by Kristina

Frank Tyneski, VP of Product Design & Development at Skinit, explains in this interview the deeply compelling appeal of making a product your own by placing on it a skin that reflects your personal enthusiasms. He also delves into how that relationship with the consumer then spins into a value added that has tremendous impact. What does this mean for design?

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