Evolving the design thinking framework towards greater equity: an interview with Tania Anaissie of Beytna Design
This month we spoke with Tania Anaissie of Beytna Design about Liberatory Design, which expands upon the traditional design thinking framework to create greater equity for those most impacted by oppressive systems.
Five emerging trends in design thinking for 2020
As we enter 2020, here are some emerging themes in the human-centered design landscape. From a "back-to-basics" focus on the fundamental mindsets and skills to a growing awareness of the role of equity in design, here are some trends to watch in the next decade.
How to write a cultural equity statement as a framing tool for design thinking
A cultural equity statement is a starting point for museums striving to improve and evolve service to their communities. In this post, Sarah Minegar of the National Park Service provides practical advice for steering organizations toward justice, equity, and inclusivity.
Design thinking for equity in a national park: an interview with Sarah Minegar of the Morristown National Historical Park
This month I interviewed Sarah Minegar of the Morristown National Historical Park Museum & Library. We talked about the challenges of bringing design thinking into a National Park, adopting an audience-centered dialogue, and how design thinking can create more equitable spaces.