Design Minds

Design Minds exists to engage with the community and enable access to design thinking resources in education. It is a digital space for sharing resources, articles and toolkits by partnering with real world designers, businesses and the broader community. Design Thinking is a process that builds the capabilities of creative 21st century citizens.

Our Design Thinking methodology can be used  within existing education and learning benchmarks and consists of the following phases:

INQUIRE: EXERCISES RELATED TO RESEARCH, IDENTIFYING / DEFINING A PROBLEM, DEVELOPING BACKGROUND UNDERSTANDING, AND SETTING OBJECTIVES.

IDEATE: EXERCISES RELATED TO BRAINSTORMING, GENERATING IDEAS AND SOLUTIONS TO THE PROBLEM, EXPERIMENTATION AND PLAY.

IMPLEMENT: EXERCISES RELATED TO TESTING DEVELOPED IDEAS, PROTOTYPING AND COMMUNICATING AN END RESULT.

 You can read more about the work of the Cooper Hewitt Fellows here.

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Sketching for Product Design and AEC

Sketching allows product designers to generate ideas quickly, without committing resources to any single idea. That’s why this course teaches sketching rather than drawing—focusing on speed, creativity, and iteration rather than on one precise depiction of a single concept.

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LinkedIn for Designers

Learn how to use LinkedIn to grow your design business. With over 500 million members, LinkedIn is a powerful platform for designers, allowing them to post credentials, showcase work, and make a powerful first impression.

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Design Minds is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.
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