Do your best work with human-centered design.
We help teams spark creativity, answer big questions, and tackle complex challenges through expert facilitation and human-centered design methods.
We develop and facilitate remote/virtual and in-person design thinking workshops and trainings in human-centered design methods.
Our customized design sprints—which can be done remotely or in-person— help your team solve big problems, align around solutions, and complete projects faster.
Whether you need a professional facilitator for a virtual meeting or a leader for an in-person event, we can help.
Our research and strategy services uncover deeper understandings of audiences’ and customers’ goals, needs, habits, and motivations.
Designing Insights is delighted to announce that we are working on an important and timely project titled “Cultural Engagement to Mitigate Social Isolation.” With our collaborator Michael Edson of Using Data, we have received a grant from the Aspen Institute…
It’s an incredibly difficult time, and everyone is managing the global crisis differently. Some consultants and small businesses have gone into overdrive, relentlessly pitching top ten lists about #remote tips and tricks, others are taking their time to mindfully and…
As we close out the first decade of the 21st century, here are some emerging themes and trends in the human-centered design landscape. As a design thinking strategist and facilitator for the past seven years, I’ve worked with a wide…
Earlier this month, I led a workshop on using improv games in design sprints at the third annual SprintCon at the Google campus in Boulder, CO. SprintCon is a delightfully small and smart gathering that brings together leaders and practitioners from…
Your organization NEEDS Dana. Her studied Design Thinking approach, blended with her expertise from years in the field, give her rare insight as a mentor, coach and leader. Your work will never be the same.
Brava, women of Designing Insights! Your design thinking sessions with our staff were exciting, thought-provoking, and engaging. You’ve taught us the power of taking risks, learning through prototyping, and creatively imagining the future.
Your virtual workshop was a HUGE breath of fresh air after 3 months of constant online meetings. I’m actually looking forward to my upcoming Zoom meetings! I can’t wait to share the concepts with my team.
I took Dana’s workshop at Google’s #SprintCon and left energized and refreshed. It was one of the best sessions at the conference. Dana has done a lovely job of taking classic improv games and linking them to key moments in design sprints.