12
NOV
2012
UFF-UF Identity

UFF-UF Communications

Since this summer I've been working with the United Faculty of Florida–UF to develop a more professional presence. The tangible materials with our identity is coming together nicely. The major work has been to the website and the the newsletter. My goal is to make a relatively...
05
NOV
2012

Research Ethics Guidebook

I'm always on the lookout for new resources for social research, particularly those that might apply to social design. Today I was reminded of the Research Ethics Guidebook: "is designed as a resource for social science researchers...
03
NOV
2012

Book: 101 Design Methods

Unlike other books on the subject, 101 Design Methods approaches the practice of creating new products, services, and customer experiences as a science, rather than an art, providing a practical set of collaborative tools and methods for planning and defining successful new offerings.
08
SEP
2012

Peruvian Vernacular Design

My friend and colleague Florence Babb has been working in Perú for decades. Recently she shared these exciting products (above) she brought back from Perú this year. Not only do they inspire me since I am a big fan of all things popular and love the aesthetic and the typography,...
08
MAY
2012

Service Design Tools, an online resource

An interesting site on “the relation between communication design and service design, starting from the observation of the existing practices in the field of service design. The critical points and the opportunities concerning the use of communication tools during a service...
29
APR
2012

Mexican popular culture

I recently picked up a book I’ve had for a while: El Super (reviewed by Design Boom) by Kurt Hollander. The essay and accompanying photos on vernacular packaging designed for local markets is interesting. As a big fan of Mexican popular culture I was mesmerized once again...