Strong ideas, loosely held: The balancing act of design intuition
One of the most important principles for designers is having "strong ideas, loosely held." This philosophy allows teams with diverse backgrounds to tap into individual design intuition, bringing their unique points of view, but remaining open to change.
Simon King is the Director of the CMU Design Center at Carnegie Mellon University, a new interdisciplinary space that connects students and faculty from across campus through design.
Previously, a Design Director and Business Lead at IDEO in Chicago, he led the studio's Interaction Design discipline. His work encompasses both macro- and micro-interactions across diverse mediums and audiences including large-scale medical imaging equipment, vehicle HMI platforms, personal health apps, and financial planning tools. He holds an MDes in Interact...