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Cross Cultural Design

Nearly 20 students from China are working with Stanford students at the d.school this week as part of a joint project in cross-cultural design. The project kicked off with a workshop here at Stanford this week, then Stanford students will travel to Peking University and the Chinese Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) in Beijing for…
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Cross Cultural Design

Embrace at TED

Check out Embrace CEO Jane Chen's talk at TEDIndia: The Embrace team started as part of the d.school's Entrepreneurial Design For Extreme Affordability class in 2007, where they developed an innovative infant warmer than costs less than 1% of a traditional incubator. Now a non-profit company, Embrace is piloting the product in India before rolling…
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d.fellows recomissioning

The fellows are at the heart of the growing, thriving d.community–which means that their roles are always evolving. We’re excited to announce new d.roles for two fellows from last year, as well as the launch of new directions for our current fellows. 2008-2009 Fellow Erica Estrada, who co-founded D.light as a student in Entrepreneurial Design…
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d.fellows recomissioning

Wired on Failing Early & Often

Wired Magazine’s January issue is a survey of one of our favorite topics: failing early and often. Several of the stories highlight the value of a diverse team in creating breakthroughs (a.k.a. radical collaboration.) In case you don’t have time to read the whole issue, here’s a highlight: “The diverse lab, in contrast, mulled the…
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Wired on Failing Early & Often

Steelcase Collaboration

Our Environments Collaborative, led by Scott Doorley and Scott Witthoft, is hard at work on the Peterson building, where the d.school will be moving in March. It will be the fourth home the d.school has had in five years, and it's more permanent than our previous way stations. It's a chance for us to implement…
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d.school in the NYT

d.school was featured in a NYT article on Sunday that looked at how business schools are broadening their thinking. The human-centered focus of design thinking has its roots in the School of Engineering, but we welcome students from every part of campus because we believe the most innovative ideas come from multidisciplinary teams.GSB students and…
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d.school in the NYT