In the same way that kitchen recipes help you become a better baker, LUMA recipes help you become a better designer. Learn about one of our most popular and practical recipes in this post!
Our mission is to increase design literacy so that everyone can use the power of design to make things better! But we can’t reach that goal unless we communicate in multiple languages. That’s why we’re excited to announce that subtitles are now available for all videos on LUMA Workplace®.
Design thinking requires iterative cycles of expansive and focused thinking to better understand people and problems, and then develop ideas and solutions. We refer to this as divergent thinking and convergent thinking. Navigating these moments of divergence and convergence is the key!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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?