New book out: DIY Days LA

It amazes me every time how much love and imaginence DIY Days participants give to make these books happen. This edition is special as we evolve our format. It features the 1st out of 4 steps of our EDIT co-design process: E stands for Empathy, the following books will cover Define, Ideate and Test. In […]

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changemaker conversation #3

In this episode of our Changemaker Conversation Ele asked Dr. Joanne Jakovich (Sydney) and tech visionary Gunther Sonnenfeld (L.A.) to share their experiences with design thinking, big data and social innovation in a collaborative times. Joanne comes from an urban development perspective and Gunther brings in a tech and business development stance. One factor that […]

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new book

The new edition of Learn do share is now available. This edition is produced in Gothenburg, Sweden, and it is free to download, flip through and share with anyone. If you want to be part of the next edition, contact us at collaborate@learndoshare.net We start again at diy days New York City, April 27, and […]

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new learn do share book

We’re all keen to LEARN, right ? We love to roll up our sleeves and DO stuff. And who doesn’t love to SHARE? That’s how we run diy days, as a gathering for creatives to learn, do and share. It’s a tradition now that we run a booksprint after each event, in which we gather […]

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is the crowd a feasible design partner?

At u.lab’s opening session for their 2012 GroundBreaker series in Sydney we asked how collaboration can work best with external stakeholders. In an interactive session I had the honor to stir the crowd with David Gravina (Digital Eskimo) and Eric Folger (AMP). 50+ participants rolled up their sleeves, discussed with us, broke out into groups […]

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design thinkers

Just made another list on collaborative materials. Feels as if this can be extended massively. There’s no completion in this world, so I might just add to this successively. Resources MEDEA Malmoe’s Prototyping Futures: http://medea.mah.se/2012/12/publication-prototyping-futures Frog’s Collective Action Toolkit http://www.frogdesign.com/collective-action-toolkit#download This is Service Design http://www.thisisservicedesignthinking.com Stanford dschool Bootcamp http://www.slideshare.net/laoudji/dschool-bootcamp-booleg Charles Leadbeater on Collaborative Innovation: http://www.ted.com/talks/charles_leadbeater_on_innovation.html […]

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to design a purposeful story by many

Researching Reboot Stories’ experiments with open design and story I came to think of it as Purposeful Storytelling. Stories have long been used for the purpose to inform, sell or persuade, but we’re onto something that involves story to ignite action and THEN do all of the above. I mean using storytelling to solve problems, […]

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