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…
I gained effective techniques for iterating ideas and soliciting useful feedback, and for exploring notions of belonging. The design sprint was not only well structured and organized, but tailored and customized for the institution and participants.
What a wonderful and transformative session! It revolutionized how I will approach all future projects. Dana is an authentic, engaging, and effective presenter, and she perfectly balanced active learning with lecturing.
(The design sprint) showed me that design thinking can be learned, and there are steps to make innovation easier. Thanks for showing me I can come up with original and inspiring product ideas!
The amount of work we accomplished in the sprint would have taken months to do in most companies. The sprint left me with many new insights and techniques to quickly tackle the problem and iterate.