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Is Design Thinking really Bulls**t?

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In this episode we examine Natasha Jen’s claim that design thinking is bulls**t.

Ingrid Gerstbach, keynote speaker (site in German but she speaks good English and does work in the UK as well).

Gerstbach’s Design Thinking podcast: https://ingridgerstbach.com/podcast

Her books are also available for sale on her site.

Natasha Jen on Trust Your Designer (and what’s so rubbish about design thinking) https://designobserver.com/article.php?id=39710

Lee Vinsel’s article on Medium about Design Thinking being Syphilis (it’s entertaining, vitriolic and looooong): 

Design Thinking is Kind of Like Syphilis — It’s Contagious and Rots …https://medium.com/…/design-thinking-is-kind-of-like-syphilis-its-contagious-and-rots…

Rodrigo Hernández-Ramírez’ paper on design thinking and bulldust: https://www.academia.edu/38006980/On_Design_Thinking_Bullshit_and_Innovation

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