Be A Green Designer Paul Thurston


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  • Using experiences to improve services Turing stories into service improvements, innovations 1: Introducing staff to design research 2: Directly involving those people in the service
  • Be A Green Designer Paul Thurston

    1. 1. How can emerging artists & designers get involved & make a difference?
    2. 2. How can emerging artists & designers get involved & make a difference?
    3. 3. How can emerging artists & designers get involved & make a difference?
    4. 4. Design: <ul><li>Understand </li></ul><ul><li>& Define </li></ul>Discover & Insight Prototype & Test Deliver & Implement The process End Product
    5. 5. Why is design good for doing good?
    6. 6. For the same reason it’s good for doing lots of other things… <ul><li>design is able to take a broad viewpoint </li></ul><ul><li>design provides new methods of engaging customers </li></ul><ul><li>design is a flexible process </li></ul><ul><li>design can make complicated things simple </li></ul><ul><li>design delivers better outcomes </li></ul>
    7. 7. But what can I do as a recent graduate? Well, there are 2 broad areas to think about: design doing & design thinking
    8. 8. “ Where you innovate, how you innovate and what you innovate are all design problems” - Tim Brown, IDEO
    9. 9. Using a design process to create products, services and experiences that are designed around the user Design doing is:
    10. 10. <ul><li>Helping other people think like </li></ul><ul><li>a designer </li></ul>Design thinking is:
    11. 11. In 2010 designing for good tends to be more focused on the design thinking side of life.
    12. 12. The Good Measure TM Design doing Design thinking Level of good (impact)
    13. 13. Talk to other people like you
    14. 16. A little bit about service design
    15. 17. How do services involve users? <ul><li>Co production </li></ul><ul><li>Shared responsibility for delivery </li></ul><ul><li>Co-design </li></ul><ul><li>Shared responsibility for the design of a service </li></ul><ul><li>User owned </li></ul><ul><li>Shared ownership of a service </li></ul>
    16. 19. Some areas to work in Connecting people to government Creativity in organisations Engaging people in design & art
    17. 20. <ul><li>Insert image of sidekick studios writer robot </li></ul>Government Connecting people to government
    18. 21. <ul><li>Insert image of NHS Institute work process </li></ul>The NHS Creativity in organisations
    19. 22. <ul><li>Insert image of You Can Kingston </li></ul>Your Local Community Engaging people in design & art
    20. 23. But, before you graduate…think about what you really want to do (if you don’t know then try it)
    21. 24. Meet lots of people before you graduate and think of networking as a design challenge “ How might I…”
    22. 25. Setting up on your own? Build case studies, not a portfolio
    23. 26. Getting a job? Get the skills that industry requires <ul><li>Workshop facilitation </li></ul><ul><li>Project management </li></ul><ul><li>Some maths </li></ul><ul><li>Writing (practice on a blog) </li></ul>
    24. 27. Find the thing that you really believe in and follow it. @p_thurston |