Our updated Design Mindset CARDS are now available! With a new look and more detailed prompts and explanations, the cards provide guidance, suggestions, and routines that support creative approaches to thinking throughout the design process, including:
The cards are appropriate for individuals or groups working on any kind of open-ended problem, from engineering challenges to improving organizational culture. The cards use language that is straightforward enough for secondary students, but they have been crafted to help even experienced designers to uncover the problem behind the problem and find creative sparks when needed.
- Observing, listening, and perspective-taking
- Problem framing
- Generating multiple solutions
- Getting useful feedback on prototypes
- Iterating productively