Day 1 – Summary

Illustrative example of the use of Collaborative Tool Kit and HCD

Design Positive Change


Duration: 2 hours
Materials: Poster boards, sharpies, post-its, idea journals, and a excited team of designers.

Our design team – Erica, Sydney and I – met to kick start our design project on 10/11/13 at 5pm. Our first design session was at Erica’s new place in Berkeley (thanks, Erica)!

Look at us smiling:

Our goals

  • Get to know each other
  • Go over the design project and the design process
  • Define the problem we want to tackle

Setting the stage


Before we started our design project, we explored our shared assumptions and values to understand where we’re all coming from as we get together to collaborate. These were the questions we asked:

  1. What does the word “design” mean to you?
  2. What do you think “good design” is?
  3. What do you personally hope to get out of doing the design project?
  4. What would you define as “success” for the…

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