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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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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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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changemaker conversation #2

In our second changemaker podcast, we invited Jochen Schweitzer and Jörgen van der Sloot to share their experiences with design-led innovation, engaging the public and their perspective on business futures. Both experts in design thinking and business, they talk about future sensing, business development, the role of empathy, technology, and engagement; about bike tanks, crowdshare […]

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changemaker conversation #1

We invited David Gravina and Lance Weiler to a conversation about their work at the cross-section between social innovation, collaboration and storytelling. They share how they use a combination of these three elements to leverage social innovation, and what collaboration and design thinking means for education, sustainability and entrepreneurship in the 21st century. Coming from […]

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