Category Archives: Business

The Designer as Entrepreneur

Today’s designer hardly needs to be told that the discipline of design is rapidly evolving. But how many designers today consider themselves entrepreneurs? If you have not considered the possibility, you should, according to a revealing and insightful webinar presented … Continue reading

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Adobe introduces Creative Suite 5.5

Adobe has announced a significant update to Creative Suite, with the unveiling of our first mid-cycle release: Creative Suite 5.5.  This is part of a new release strategy, where we’re moving out our milestone releases (such as CS3, CS4, CS5) … Continue reading

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The Art and Science of Experience Design

Adobe’s Steven Webster, Senior Director, Technology and Experience Innovation, wrote a new blog on user-led approach to design can create optimum customer experiences. You can follow his entries here. Below is his latest blog entry. We believe that the problem we are … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Design – industry roundtable

I attended a roundtable discussion this morning, titled The Evolution of Graphic Design organized by RGD. The panelists represented the advertising, marketing, design, education and technology communities. They discussed the role and value of design in the commercial world, how … Continue reading

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Interactive ads in digital magazines better engage readers – new study

A new research study conducted by the University of Connecticut finds that interactive advertising in digital magazines can more effectively engage readers and create stronger purchase intention than similar static ads in print.  The result is a new brand advertising … Continue reading

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A gift from Adobe

Happy New Year to all RGD members and our DesignThinkers blog readers. RGD and Adobe want to thank you for your support for this forum. In the past few months, we have focused on topics from the DesignThinkers 2010 conference … Continue reading

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Dalhousie Medical School brings design thinking into its strategic planning process for the first time

When I arrived at Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Medicine just over a year ago, my first task was to deliver a strategic plan for one of Canada’s leading medical schools – a complex organization of more than 1,700 faculty and … Continue reading

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