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The following design thinking resources were consulted in preparing this presentation. If you’re looking for further references on design thinking, contact my co-author, Zaana Howard.

Design thinking literature overview

  • Bell, S. J. (2008). Design Thinking. American Libraries, January/ February, 45-49.
  • Brown, T., & Wyatt, J. (2010). Design Thinking for Social Innovation. Stanford Social Innovation Review, Winter, 30-35.
  • Brown, T. (2008). Design thinking. Harvard business review, 86(6), 84-92, 141.
  • Buchanan, R. (1992). Wicked Problems in Design Thinking. Design Issues, 8(2), 5- 21.
  • Golsby-Smith, T. (2007). The second road of thought: how design offers strategy a new toolkit. Journal of Business Strategy, 28(4), 22-29.
  • Lockward, T. (ed.) (2009). Design thinking: Integrating innovation, customer experience and brand value. Allworth Press: USA.
  • Owen, C. (2007). Design Thinking: Notes on its Nature and Use. Design Research Quarterly, 2(1), 16-27.

Practical resources (tools, techniques etc)