Visual thinking: relax and draw often.

S. Jancy/Parc Guell, Barcelona, Spain Based on several responses I received on a recent post of mine on visual thinking and drawing, I copied several images out of one of my sketchbooks to provide examples. In each of the drawings, I was working to record what I see and also think through the structure of and details of the subject. Well-designed organizations, … Read More

5 books on the concept of design leadership.

The books included on this list will give you both a broad overview of design leadership and detailed examples of design leaders in action. The future is bright for people that can turn insight into action. 1. Design Leadership: Securing the Strategic Value of Design, Raymond Turner. The book is based on Raymond Turner’s extensive experience and insights into the effective use … Read More

5 videos on the concept of design leadership.

What is a design leader? They serve to break new ground for their organizations. Design leaders find the way through an uncertain or constantly shifting cultural, economic, political, or social landscape. These leaders can take their organizations in different directions. Their skill set is multidisciplinary and they are effective communicators and  collaborators. Design leaders are comfortable managing up in an organization and do … Read More