How Design Makes The World with Scott Berkun

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    Meet Scott Berkun, a bestselling author and popular speaker, to explore design impact on culture and sustainability in the world.

    About this Event

    Do you wish more people understood good design and valued good designers? And understood how we all benefit from shifting our culture to better understand sustainable design?

    Scott Berkun, author of the new book, How Design Makes The World, will share inspiring stories from the book that…

  • Created by: IxDA SF
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  • Tags: talk, online, lunch&learn

Workshop with Indi Young. Listening Deeply – Understand People Before Solving Problems

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    Mini-workshop on how to build self-awareness and humility into the way you approach design research.


    About this event

    Empathy is not about trying to solve the problem, but trying to understand the person. In your work to support people your team is designing…

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  • Categories: IxDA SF Events
  • Tags: indi young, workshop, ux research

Digital Psychology & Emotional Design - 8-Week Fall Term (Online)

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    Over 8-weeks, you’ll learn how to build psychology-driven technologies through a combination of two classes & LIVE tutorials. 


    LIVE Tutorials: Applied Behavioral Design

    This LIVE class guides you through the behavioral design process for any project you prefer. You’ll enjoy interactive lessons, experiential learning and an open virtual classroom where we go step-by-step through the…

  • Created by: Brian Cugelman
  • Categories: Community Events

Psychology for Digital Behavior Change - San Jose (3-day Class)

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    Over 3 days, you'll learn how to apply psychology to human-centered websites, apps, and digital campaigns.

    This class will teach you how to translate psychology into digital products, through psychology-inspired wireframing, prototyping, and creative content.

    You will learn how to recognize and apply over 50 behavior change principles, learn psychological design patterns,…

  • Created by: Brian Cugelman
  • Categories: Community Events

Emotional Design Psychology - San Jose (2-day Class)

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    Over 2 days, discover how to build emotionally intelligent websites, apps, content and campaigns based on the psychology and neuroscience of user emotion, motivation, cognition and behavior.

    Through plain language lessons and hands-on exercises, participants will deepen their understanding of the ways that emotions shape behavior, while advancing their ability to build empathetic and engaging…

  • Created by: Brian Cugelman
  • Categories: Community Events
  • Jan 24, 2018 from 9:30am to 12:30pm
  • Location: Spring Studio
  • Latest Activity: Jul 16


Every company has an appetite for product innovation, but few have a system in place to properly digest ideas that extend beyond the near and predictable future. We'll share perspectives on designing for uncertain futures and bridging the gap between today and tomorrow.

Please join us on Wednesday, January 24th at 5:30pm for a moderated panel discussion. We'll consider these and other factors when implementing a foresight thinking program.

-Org structure
-Incentive / compensation models / ROI
-Concept socialization

Bruce Randall, Co-Founder of Spring Studio
Michael Sturtz, Creative Trouble + Maker at Google X
Greg Bertoldo, Product Design at Salesforce
Michael Neuman, Digital Experience Design Director, Gensler

Sanjay Shamdasani, Co-Founder of Spring Studio

Please RSVP! We can't wait to see you!


Bruce Randall is the Co-Founder of Spring Studio and BBVA's Head of UX for the US. He is a user experience strategy & design specialist who has been building design teams and crafting solutions since 1994.

Michael Sturtz is an internationally acclaimed designer, innovator, educator, sculptor, and founder of The Crucible, the nation’s largest non-profit industrial arts education facility. Determined to take on “impossible challenges,” he has spent a lifetime deconstructing and reinventing transformative approaches to problem solving, ideation, and education. In addition to leading moonshot investigations and pioneering the future of manufacturing at Google X, Michael is a wildly popular speaker and consultant, igniting revolutions in thought, organizational development, and creative empowerment across the globe.

Greg Bertoldo was the Head of Design for Intuit's Innovation and Advanced Technology group, whose mission was to de-risk the future for Intuit. He recently joined Salesforce where he works in Product Design.

Michael Neuman is the Digital Experience Design team Director at the global design firm, Gensler. He previously held positions with AKQA, Stamen Design, Obscura Digital, and Apple. At Gensler, he helps clients integrate seamless, digital components to deepen the connection between people and their surroundings.

RSVP with the meetup link attached! Food & drink will be provided!