Monthly Archives: August 2005

Design is a Commodity

I had begun this post here, but ended up finishing it on Does Size Matter. So I’ll just link it instead. "Design is a Commodity" I’ve been busy working on an experiment in leveraging the flat world, globalization, blogs, the … Continue reading

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Organizations and Conferences

The area where business and design, design thinking if you will, come together is coalescing into a critical mass. For me, this shows signs of consolidation, that this will become a field of specialization, that may not be the darling … Continue reading

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Design vs. Design thinking

I’ve been pondering the so called divide between "design" and "design thinking" and I’ve come up with a few thoughts on the differences. One of the first things I’ll say is that you cannot compare the two to say one … Continue reading

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Raksha Bhandhan

Today is Raksha Bhandhan or Raakhee, a festival that celebrates the bond between a brother and sister. Sisters will bless their brothers, give them sweets and tie a "raakhee" around their wrist as a promise each would always look after … Continue reading

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Podcast Conversation with Chris Gee

My first podcast conversation is up on Chris Gee’s The Prepared Mind today. He’s an intelligent and articulate host who is a deep thinker on the state of the design industry and I urge you to go listen to it.

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In other news today…

I don’t normally watch many Bollywood movies but this poster caught my eye. Not only is the actor one of my favorites, he came within inches of an Oscar last year.

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Less than half a haiku

Work hardBe SmartTake Risks These 6 or 7 syllables (depending on which language you use to spell) were shared with me by an old colleague/friend of mine on the phone today.

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