Design Thinking for the 2015 Public Space Challenge!

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Mar 21

Design Thinking for the 2015 Public Space Challenge!

March 21, 2015 @ 9:45 am - 1:00 pm UTC-5

We are partnering with The Miami Foundation to bring you the Design Thinking for the 2015 Public Space Challenge Workshop! Great for new and experienced design thinkers alike, this exercise-driven workshop will walk you through the full design thinking cycle to help you uncover great ideas to creating, improving and activating local public spaces. You’ll leave not only with design thinking experience but also with actionable ideas that you may submit to the 2015 Public Space Challenge hosted by The Miami Foundation, where $305,000 will be invested to make top ideas a reality!
What is Design Thinking?
How was the Apple mouse invented? What’s the valuable skill that companies like Google look for when hiring? Design Thinking! Design Thinking is a creative approach to problem solving with a heightened focus on understanding the people involved. Innovative people and companies use it today to arrive at ideas and solutions that better reach their audience, whether it’s improving a space, developing a product, designing a system, or crafting an experience.
What to Know
Refreshments provided. This workshop starts promptly at 10:00am. Please arrive at 9:45am to get checked in, grab refreshments, and meet fellow design thinkers.
This event is perfect for those that:

  • may be interested to enter the 2015 Public Space Challenge and would like to come up with or vet ideas;
  • are new OR experienced with design thinking and want to learn/practice it;
  • want to strengthen their Creative Confidence and problem-solving skills; and/or
  • would love to expand their creative network.