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Invent Singapore Conference 2008

by: Design Translator

Today I presented “What is Design?” at the Invent Singapore Conference 2008, Design for Life workshop.

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If You Were a Product, What Would You Be?

by: Design Translator

Inspired by Jason Santa Maria’s “If you were a Typeface“, I thought it would be cool if we did a similar rendition but relate it to products?

So consider this, if you were a product, what sort of product would you be? You could just list your favorite product, but it would make more sense to list a product that best describes your personality, tastes or interests etc.

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Dear Nick, I DO Love Creatives ...

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Visual Thinking Books - References and Reviews

by: Alexander Osterwalder

At the moment I am completely immersed in reading about visual thinking for my upcoming book on business model innovation. Do you wonder what the connection is? Well, the book I'm working on will be very visual and practical, containing only the very necessary text...

Visual tools are an increasing must in the executive toolbox - particularly when you think of all those terrible ppt-decks and never-read-business-plans full of text and numbers.

Let me briefly share some of the literature I have been looking into the last few days:

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Best Business Books of 2008 (so Far)

by: John Caddell

It's been a great year for business books, in my estimation, so rather than hold off till the end of the year, here's a first-half "best of" list for your perusal:

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The Art of Visual Thinking

by: Guy Kawasaki

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Lovely Little Film

by: Scott Goodson

Xavier my client sent me this lovely little film about the power of emotional advertising. A simple message re-written can make a difference. In my future, writers have a role!

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What in Hell Do Stories Have to Do with Innovation?

by: John Caddell

Regular readers may be tiring of the constant barrage of story-related posts, or at minimum be trying to figure out how they relate to the title of this blog. Here are some words that I hope tie it together.

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30 Essential Books for Industrial Designers

by: Design Translator


Image Source: Books by ijsendoorn.

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Service Strategy - What Is the New Gold Standard? Michelli Has Some of the Answers. Lessons from Ritz-Carlton.

by: Idris Mootee

I don’t remember when the word “service economy” first showed up five or ten years back. What is “service economy”? In economic terms, services are a diverse group of economic activities that include high technology, knowledge-intensive sub-sectors, as well as labor-intensive, low skill areas. In many ways, the service sectors exhibit marked differences from products (manufacturing), these distinctions are blurring.

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