Toolkit: CRASH COURSE in design and urban development
What do urban development and strategic design methods have to do with each other, and how can the latter be used to build better cities? That is the question that the Danish Design Centre put to 45 international leading designers and decision-makers, who took part in a crash course in urban development at the big CityLab conference in Miami in October this year. Here, we share our design method toolkit from the conference, which holds useful approaches for developing cities around the world.
Ready, steady, prototype – design guide for prototyping
With prototypes – and provotypes – you can imagine the future in the present before going on to develop your service or product. That lets you save on time and resources and avoid mistakes.
The Design Ladder: Four steps of design use
Companies’ use of design may take on a variety of forms. The Design Ladder is a tool by the Danish Design Centre for illustrating and rating a company’s use of design.
Osti: Winning with design in a market focused on price
Great functionality, quality, design and price are qualities associated with Osti. In 2012, Osti teamed up with Danish design agency LAND Designlab, and in just four years have won eight design awards with a 2016 Red Dot Design Award as the latest addition.