Designing for Inclusive Experiences

Explore the ways that design can address inclusion, accessibility, and engage more diverse audiences. A team at frog SF recently had the honor of being introduced to and collaborating with Sina Bahram, President and Founder of Prime Access Consulting and a President Barack Obama White House Champion of Change, and Corey Timpson, Principal at Corey

Validating Ideas for Emerging Interfaces

Curious about new emerging technologies and how they can be used to propel your ideas? Join us at our event to hear about how industry thought leaders apply new interfaces to their products, and their methods to rapidly validate solutions. Who is this event for? Our emerging interfaces event is open to current designers of

Overcoming new challenges with flexible design

At Honor, our job as designers is to transform complex systems into straightforward and seamless user experiences for several audiences, from designing for caregivers and families receiving care, to building tools for our internal teammates. In addition to a highly collaborative work style, we’ve found that a philosophy of embracing the chaos and putting flexibility

Designing with Optimism

Core to being a designer is the ability to envision beyond the way things are, to the highest potential of how they could be. There’s no doubt that the last few months have brought uncertainty, sadness, and adversity upon us. Yet, this moment is also full of opportunities to improve our products, experiences, and systems-our

The Design Futures Lab at California College of the Arts presents: Prompts, strategies, and tactics to help you think beyond the now

Learn new ways to start/spark/transform your creative process and your capacity to ‘future-think’. 4 leading practitioners (and CCA educators!) working in futures, design + foresight will each present a design prompt/strategy/tactic they have used to move beyond a near-term mentality. These presentations will be followed by a short and lively conversation about building mental flexibility

VR to AR for Design Implementation

The emerging workflow in architectural spaces to design in Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality for implementing designs, avoiding conflicts and creating design/build feedback loops. Professionals from VRAR Association, Stantec and One Hat One Hand discuss current use cases for the combined workflow. Event Speakers: Rae Koshida – Designer, Stantec Aubrey Tucker – Committee Chair, VR/AR

Beyond NPS: Making UX Measurable

Over the past 10 years we’ve seen the growth of design and research in business sky-rocket and they are now the key differentiators between good products and great experiences. Coming up with these ideas is the easy part of the development process. The difficulty lies in convincing the business to invest and support in order

Pleasure, sex, and safe-abortion: Designing around taboo topics

Wake up with YLabs! Grab your morning beverage of choice and prepare to get your creative juices flowing. In this virtual show-and-tell, you’ll hear from YLabs designers as they share stories and insights from our projects around the world. We’ve worked with young people, religious leaders, and government stakeholders to understand, explore, and design for

Measuring the Impact of Design

As designers, having a seat at the decision-making table isn’t always a given. Despite growing evidence on the impact design can have on a business’ bottom line, we can still be seen as implementors for decisions made elsewhere. How do we as creatives, UX designers, illustrators, or service designers, better articulate the value of our

A Dichotomy: Designing for Technical and Non-technical Users

Data is a team sport. From marketers and product managers, to analysts and engineers – different roles within an organization are using data to succeed. But how do you design tools that enable an entire team to succeed? How do you provide flexibility for technical teammates, while offering non-technical ones simplicity? What does it even