Products of Design: Change through Making

From the School of Visual Art’s Products of Design Program:

“Designers have the power
to transform the world.
Products of Design transforms
designers, educating head,
heart and hands to reinvent
systems, create new types
of value, and catalyze positive
change through the business
of making.” 

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One response to “Products of Design: Change through Making

  1. <These days, many argue that artistry and creativity are important and then admonish people to be more creative. Great. I guess that is better than not understanding that artistry is important. But having people understand that they should be more artistic and creative but have no idea how to make that happen is not exactly a huge win for humanity.Hilary is the only writer that gives rigorous and practical advice on how a person can develop and enhance his or her artistic capacity. The book is clear, entertaining and inspirational. Please read it and enjoy>>Roger Martin has served as Dean of the Rotman School of Management since September 1, 1998. He is an advisor on strategy to the CEO’s of several major global corporations. He writes extensively on design and is a regular columnist for BusinessWeek.com’s Innovation and Design Channel. He is also a regular contributor to Washington Post’s On Leadership blog and to Financial Times’ Judgment Call column. He has published several books, including: The Design of Business: Why Design Thinking is the Next Competitive Advantage (2009), The Opposable Mind: How Successful Leaders Win Through Integrative Thinking (2007), The Responsibility Virus: How Control Freaks, Shrinking Violets-and The Rest Of Us-Can Harness The Power Of True Partnership (2002), and The Future of the MBA: Designing the Thinker of the Future, (with Mihnea Moldoveanu, 2008) and Dia-Minds (with Moldoveanu, 2010).And–> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nPB-41q97zg Sir Ken Robinson

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