Trust and a good client´s relationship starts with a good contract – agreement for both, this samples might be useful as a guideline, specially if you are new to freelancing.
You might be a great fan of Reddit or Quora, but just imagine a better platform only for designers. It is named Playbook, highly recommended to improve several facets of your design career from students to high level professionals.
The amazing Change Observer is now Design Observer with high quality design material.
Listen to Design Observer Podcast > “The Design of business” and “The business of Design”
Organisations and networks
- Design Can – campaign to increase diversity in design
- Helen Hamlyn Centre for Inclusive Design, RCA – pioneer of the study and practice of inclusive design over the past 25 years
- Design Justice Network – international community of people and organisations who are committed to rethinking design processes so that they centre people who are too often marginalised by design
- Design Age Institute, RCA – providing strategic design to stimulate the longevity economy
Expertos de diseño mexicanos nos brindan claves para pensar la situación de la disciplina en ese país
¿Es el diseño realmente apreciado en México? La pregunta, usual en el universo de diseño local, volvió a tomar fuerza hace algunas semanas cuando se dió a conocer el polémico nuevo logo del Aeropuerto Internacional de México AIFA. Para muchos expertos, el caso no hizo más que representar toda una concepción sobre la disciplina. Algunos hasta se atrevieron a preguntarse en voz alta ¿sabe la gente lo que hace un diseñador?Continue reading
Summary. Leaders may mean well when they tout the economic payoffs of hiring more women and people of color, but there is no research support for the notion that diversifying the workforce automatically improves a company’s performance.
This article critiques the popular rhetoric about diversity and revisits an argument the authors made 25 years ago: To fully benefit from increased racial and gender diversity, organizations must adopt a learning orientation and be willing to change the corporate culture and power structure.
Four actions are key for leaders: building trust and creating a workplace where people feel free to express themselves; actively combating bias and systems of oppression; embracing a variety of styles and voices inside the organization; and using employees’ identity-related knowledge and experiences to learn how best to accomplish the firm’s core work.Continue reading