An extreme fixation on financial profit yields a poverty of purpose. Meanwhile, a careful pursuit of profit and purpose returns riches beyond measure. We are increasingly challenged to make things better — beyond the measures of financial gain.
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People resist change and avoid new ways of working for plenty of reasons. My experience has taught me a lot about how to introduce human-centered design (HCD) to people and get them excited to learn more. Three things are especially important.
We’re thrilled to announce that we’re openly sharing all 36 human-centered design methods in the LUMA System. You can now find an overview of each method, the benefits it can yield, a quick guide for how to use it, and other helpful hints by visiting luma-institute.com/methods.
The practice of design begins by understanding the world around you and then finding opportunities to improve it. In our modern-day “experience economy,” organizations must design with the customer experience in mind in order to stay competitive.
LGBTQ+ Pride Month is a time to celebrate inclusion and diversity, and reflect on our calling as human-centered designers to love and serve everyone. We’re adopting diversity, equity, and inclusion as more than just opportune buzzwords – we’re embracing them as core values and strategic pillars.
A small team of designers and educators set out on a mission in 2010: develop a single framework of design skills that anyone could learn and apply, regardless of their experience level. This is the story of how the LUMA System came to be.