Valentijn Destoop is a Belgium designer, born 28
- Founder and creative director of Little Miss Robot,
digital product & design consultancy studio in Ghent.
- Founder of Wonderland, innovation network.
- Public speaker on innovation, design, storytelling
and related business topics.
- Attended LUCA (Sint-Lucas) school of arts. He
earned a Master in multimedia, graphic design.
- At Vlerick Business School he attended General
Little Miss Robot is a digital
product design studio in
Belgium, founded in 2009 with
an ambition to work for
pioneering brands & clients.
We collaborate as a creative innovation partner,
providing concept & interface design, cutting-edge
development and creative direction & strategy.
We have done web campaigns, mobile, tablet and
TV applications, interactive installations and lots
of concept design for tomorrow's engaging
experiences. We are proud to work for brands in a
variety of ﬁelds: from media, fashion, and
architecture to retail, automotive, medical &
Good design ...
Makes a Product Useful
Makes A Product Understandable
Is Thorough Down to the Last Detail
Is Environmentally Friendly
Is as Little Design
Value of Designers
Their work must be capable through
innovation on multiple levels of
contributing to creating new
economic value for a ﬁrm.
An ability to understand technological
opportunity and act upon it is
required, otherwise designers remain
visualisers of other’s ideas or
incremental improvers of existing
They are not independent spirits, but
dependent on the view of design held
by management or the cultural
imperatives of an organization.
Breakthrough Game Changer
Four zones of innovation
The act of introducing
change into relatively
potential of the mind to
conceive new ideas.
Taxonomy tested against corpus
and classiﬁcation is checked with team
wireframes tested on user groups
Taxonomy view, navigation scheme
taxonomy structure, classifaction
rules and controlled vocabulary
User, context and content
Concept model, business goals,
vision draft taxonomy
Dan Brown from EightShapes at IXDA
What is? What if? What wows? What works?
Design Thinking for Business Innovation
From IDEO Human Centered Design Toolkit
Future of design: Design for
Designers looking for meaningful
and engaging work through which
they can make a signiﬁcant
contribution to society, as well as
for people in other disciplines who
want to learn to harness the power
of design to create positive change
Future of design: Design thinking
Tackle complex business challenges using Business Design,
a human-centred, creative problem solving methodology.
We draw on the designer’s way of working and apply it to
the way we build businesses – from innovative user
experiences to creative business strategies and models.
Rotman, School of Management
Valentijn Destoop | Value by Design, Innovation & Storytelling
Little Miss Robot & Wonderland, +32 496 12 55 42, twitter.com/quidante
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