Design makes the difference between using and ignoring. The design and presentation is therefore an important part of the product. Apple has become known for its well thought-out design of consumer products such as the iPhone, which revolutionized the way consumers use a phone. The mobile phone became a smartphone, on which calling is one of the many functions of a smartphone. Service Design is specifically about designing and improving processes and ease of use for use. As more and more products turn into digital services, optimizing ease of use and reducing friction becomes more and more important.
As a medium, the website is now almost thirty years old, but it has not stopped developing. The 'ideal' website is constantly changing and in 2020 there will also be new trends that make up the service. You will find the five most important in this blog.
More and more entrepreneurs realize that you communicate much more effectively if you use a mixed palette of forms of communication. This applies both to internal communication - to employees in your own company - and to external communication - to your customers and suppliers. Have you been using the same newsletter for years? Or do you put the same types of texts on your intranet every day? Then it is high time to immediately start offering a more varied range of communication forms. Many entrepreneurs opt for the animation.
[AMSTERDAM] - Silently staring at the platform with half an eye at a faded poster is no longer of this time. Design is on the move. Figuratively, but also literally. On Thursday 7 November, Amsterdam Central Station will be all about motion design during the Design in Motion festival (DEMO). This is a form of graphic design that uses animations instead of still images. The 80 well-known digital screens in the station change from an advertising block to an art gallery for 24 hours.
Images are incredibly important for a website. But how do you optimize them so that they can serve your website in the best possible way?
Submitted press release [AMSTERDAM] - The first edition of Design in Motion (DEMO) takes place on Thursday 7 November 2019: The best motion design work from around the world can be seen on all 80 digital screens at Amsterdam Central Station for 24 hours. The organization received more than 2,700 entries from international and national designers, studios, young talents and art academies.
A box, a bag or such a hard, plastic sleeve that often contains small devices or cables: for many entrepreneurs, packaging at first sight only seems to be evil. This while the packaging of your product for many customers is an important factor in whether or not to purchase or value that product. Beautiful packaging, and then customized packaging in particular, can therefore be of great added value for the marketing of your company. In fact: if you do not pay attention to it, you are probably lagging behind your competitors.
How does your iPhone actually work? And how do you reserve a seat on the plane? Everything has been thought about. The user experience is designed in advance. For example, an ordering process may not be too complicated. We call this User Experience (UX) design. It is not a buzz word, but a characteristic trend of today, where the experiences and experiences are paramount.
Tesla, SpaceX, Hyperloop, SolarCity: all the product of one brain. How does Musk always succeed in making the most innovative ideas a reality? With these 7 principles you also launch ideas like Elon.
In this online age, we view more and more things on our screen from our couch. Now that we all use the same services worldwide, such as Google and Facebook, there appears to be uniformity. Everything looks like it was conceived by the same designer. But that is a clear appearance, because design is more important than ever. It only works differently nowadays.
UX and service designer Linn Vizard of Bridgeable spoke at the Service Design Congress about mapping in service design: “Just like a cartographer, a designer makes a visual elaboration with which you navigate. Mapping gives a foothold in a complex world, but that is also the big pitfall immediately. ”Vizard started her presentation with a quote from social scientist Herbert Simon:“ Design is moving from existing situations to preferred situations. ”Vizard explains:“ As a designer you explore and visualize a landscape in which you then decide where you want to go. Designers make the invisible visible and the implicit explicit. They let…
Since January this year, Spotify has applied service design as a differentiator. Senior service designer Katie Koch spoke at the ninth Service Design Congress in Amsterdam about the role of service design in a product-driven organization. "Service designers are increasingly working in product teams where the pace and way of working is very different," says Koch. "The responsibility lies with service designers to connect efficiently to this." Read my blog on Emerce.nl
Holger Hampf, Head of User Experience at BMW and Katie Koch, Senior Designer at Spotify, were the first of more than 70 international speakers at the Service Design Global Conference (SDGC) that started this morning at the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam. The leading annual conference welcomes today and tomorrow more than 650 guests from the service design community consisting of both established service designers and young talents from a variety of sectors, including academia and the public sector.
More and more products are becoming digital services. From CDs to Spotify, from videos to Netflix and also cars and drills can be rented as a service instead of a product. But how do you compete with a service? Service design is the design discipline that deals with shaping services. I talk to Birgit Mager, service design professor and organizer of the Service Design Network Global Conference on 27 October.
“More than 55 international experts are part of SDGC16” On 27 and 28 October 2016, the 9th edition of the Service Design Global Conference (SDGC) will take place in the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam. With more than 600 guests, more than 55 speakers and with a network from 42 countries, the two-day conference is the leading annual event for the global service design community.
The 9th edition of the Service Design Global Conference (SDGC) will take place on 27 and 28 October 2016 in the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam. With more than 600 guests, four keynote speakers and a network from 42 countries, the two-day conference is a leading annual event for the global service design community. The SDGC is organized by the Service Design Network and took place in 2008 in Amsterdam for the first time. Since then, the conference has taken place in other design cities such as San Francisco, Stockholm, New York and Paris.