I wanted to pass on a few tips that I was given when I was preparing for my recent TED talk, after being honored with the TED Prize back in October 2012. It was 51% the most exhilarating professional experience of my life, 49% the scariest professional experience of my life. My thanks to Matt Helbig, ...
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From our clients
- The team at Greater Good Studio has rock-solid design experience, a keen understanding of human behavior, can spot vital insights from a mile away, and are able to deliver truly inspired ideas that lead to real change. Knowing that these ludicrously talented designers are applying their abilities toward innovating for social good inspires some serious optimism about the future.
- Greater Good Studio is brilliant at building empathy with users, translating their findings into true insights about the user experience. Their work leads to revolutionary, not evolutionary, ideas - and the team is delightful to worth with!
- Greater Good Studio trained our students to be design thinkers through a series of interactive workshops. Students and staff learned new facilitation techniques and skills that will be useful beyond their design project.
- Greater Good Studio brought high-end design tools, process and, ultimately, insights and deliverables to our organization. We are excited with the ideas they helped us generate, and can't wait to get started on the next phase together!
Recent blog posts
“Who else does this?” At Greater Good Studio, we get the question all the time. From designers and researchers looking for meaning in their work, and from social sector folks looking for innovation in theirs, everyone wants to know who else does what we do. They’re asking about social design, a field which really has ...
In the past few weeks, I have become a nicer person to people I don’t know. I purchase my lunch most days, but in our corner of Logan Square, there aren’t many options for something quick and easy. There are, however, a number of local, non-chain restaurants that I usually feel bad for not patronizing, ...