One of the main tenets of human-centered design is collaboration. Co-design deepens our empathy for others, increases our understanding of the challenges people face, and enables stakeholders to create solutions that truly meet their needs.
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.
At first glance, some design methods appear to be very similar; however, when you look more closely, you realize they serve distinct purposes. In this post, we examine eight sets of methods that fit this paradigm and offer hints to help you distinguish between them.
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.
When the co-founders of LUMA introduced a new approach to human-centered design, they needed a way to share it with everyone. The result was a handbook, “Innovating For People,” and a set of planning cards. Today, tens of thousands of copies are being used worldwide.
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.”
Music sets the tone — and this playlist is designed to help you get things moving! These selections are perfect for sparking creativity, and creating a melody-filled learning and working environment.
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.