One of the best resources about the future of Design and Design Thinking comes from NextD.
NextD was founded in 2002 in New York by GK VanPatter and Elizabeth Pastor as an experiment in community sensemaking and innovation acceleration and with the aim of create lens to better understand the emerging futures of design and design thinking in the 21st century.
The site with 55 essentials publications in the subject is an invaluable design resource for students, profissionals and companies.
To start with, Understanding Design Thinking 1,2,3,4
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