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.
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!
A compelling website is the backbone of an organization’s presence online. Your audience needs a cohesive, one-stop-shop location to learn more about what you have to offer them. But how do you know if your website is user-friendly?
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.
LUMA Workplace® features an interactive tool that can help you plan your human-centered design work session, down to the smallest details. Session Planner will guide you through designing, preparing for, and facilitating effective sessions that people love.