ARTICLE SUMMARY: Design thinking has been around since the 1940s and over the years has become an integral part of the design process.

In short, design thinking fosters tackling complex problems in a creative way that prioritizes human needs with a huge emphasis on finding creative solutions with what is technically feasible.

What Is Design Thinking?” by Krithika Subramanian is an in depth look at Design Thinking, it’s origins and it’s impact on design. This article looks at

  • The Origin of Design Thinking
  • The Design Thinking Process
  • Design Thinking In Action

By defining the problem Design Thinking will help give you leads on how to go about building human-centric solutions.

Design Thinking can be used to solve the world’s biggest problems by fostering user-centricity, creativity, innovation, and out-of-the-box thinking.

While people pretty much know about design thinking not everyone fully understands the process and how it improves problem solving across all walks of life, not just the design fields.

This is a great article that should be read by all, not just designers.

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