About 18 months ago, we asked ourselves, “How might LUMA, knowingly or unknowingly, be contributing to the inequity that plagues our society?” We knew we needed to take actionable steps pertaining to anti-racism, diversity, and inclusiveness, but we needed to figure out how to contribute.
Posts by Delaney Held
The end of a calendar year provides an excellent opportunity to reflect on all that we’ve accomplished. For our communications team, launching LUMA’s blog is at the top of our list. To celebrate, we’ve compiled a list of our most popular blog posts since we launched Posted Notes in April.
How might we all design a life we love? LUMA instructor Ashley Jablow spent 100 days exploring that question. Her project – “100 Days of Designing My Life” – grew into a collection of prompts, questions, and frameworks to help anyone see their life and work through the lenses of innovation and design thinking.
We’re introducing a new blog series called Ways of Working. In each edition, a member of the LUMA Community will share rituals, tools, and technology they use to do their best work. This week, LUMA communications manager Delaney Held covers the routines she follows while writing and editing.
We asked members of our LUMA Community how they’d describe human-centered design in the most concise way possible. Here’s what they said.
They aren’t just a cliché background element to office life — they’re elegant devices waiting for you to use them to their fullest potential.
Have you ever looked at your home improvement to-do list and felt overwhelmed? Learn how you can use a simple human-centered design method to prioritize your projects and take tangible next steps.
Introducing: LUMA Community Roundup. In the spirit of sharing helpful and interesting content, we’ll highlight books, articles, podcasts, etc. created by our very own community of instructors and partners. We’re proud to work with experienced design thinkers from all over the world.
Just like when you combine various ingredients to make a meal, you can mix and match various design methods to address different challenges and navigate everyday experiences. We call these combinations “recipes.”
Interviewing stakeholders to learn more about their perspectives, motivations, and emotions helps you to build empathy and discover more about the people you seek to serve. Let’s talk about some facilitation tips for running an effective interview!