From intention to action 🧭

A brief explanation of the process used

The design thinking process ⏳

The process used in my work follows the design thinking process. It is not a linear process.

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1️⃣ Discover: Finding and understanding the why

Before starting a new project, knowing why this project exists is important. What is the challenge we are looking at? What is the context? Who will be impacted? For whom are designing for?

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2️⃣ Define: Having a focus

Especially when tackling wicked problems, redefining the design challenge is helpful. Having a focus based on the insights from the discovery stage

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3️⃣ Develop: Ideas, ideas, concepts, concepts

This is the ideation stage where no ideas will be discriminated!! Let’s be bold with creativity

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4️⃣ Deliver/Testing: Implement, test, iterate, repeat

While this seems to be the last step, it requires actually continuous development. Piloting the design outcome, getting feedback, making changes, testing again, repeat

The process also includes 📝…

Learning on the way 🗺️

All the projects I have undertaken has also been a learning experience. Putting into practice existing knowledge and skills, polishing and improving my skills, learning from others and self-teaching myself through trial and error.

Stories shared 💬

Stories are told and shared during the process. Stories of the people/community the project is designed for, stories of the team, my own personal stories. This is one of the ways I believe people connect to each other and their surroundings.