Eames: Never Delegate Understanding

I recently watched a film on Charles & Ray Eames. It tells the story of their continuing influence in design. Scattered throughout the film were fascinating glimpses of their design process. I don’t think I could summarize their processes better than this: Perhaps more enduring than some of their designs was the method by which the team created: later… Continue reading Eames: Never Delegate Understanding

Co-creation with clients generates shared ideas

Map is a London-based creative consultancy borne out of industrial design beginnings. It touts itself as having a “strategy-based” approach to its projects. The firm was recently highlighted in a Co.Design article where much was shared about their design processes. While a few ideas caught my attention, including their practice of designer-led research, this section of… Continue reading Co-creation with clients generates shared ideas