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Studio Session: Rapid Ideation

DATE: October 23, 2018
TIME: 4:30pm to 6:30pm
LOCATION: The Design Lab, Suite 1601, Atkinson Hall

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What is this workshop about?


Ever work on a project and feel like you just hit the creative wall, stuck with the same ideas over and over again? This workshop will dive deep into the world of creative ideation, and we’ll cover a variety of frameworks and techniques to challenge your design and development teams to think outside the traditional box. You’ll learn and participate in hands-on exercises that emphasize the divergent and convergent thinking skills that are critical in creating high quality ideas.

What topics will this workshop cover?

We’ll kickoff the class with a scenario for an application for a particular person. Within the 2-hour workshop, you’ll explore over an enormous quantity of options, resulting in a completely redesigned wireframe. Specifically, we’ll cover:

  • Rapid idea creation: Jump into the world of ideation through techniques and activities
    focuses on generating as many ideas a s possible within a short amount of time.
  • Stretching your imagination: With design constraints and design boosters, we’ll push
    your imagination to its limits, leading to even more innovative concepts.
  • Evaluating design concepts: With tons of ideas created, you’ll learn to evaluate
    concepts at a deeper level that ladder up to the goals of your design.
  • Converging to your solution: Having created 30+ designs your team will align on the
    final few options to evolve into creative and impactful designs.

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