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Motivation letter Master Digital Design

7 months ago, for day 123 by Kent de Bruin

I love design, and I wish I had formally studied it as a bachelor. Instead, I studied Business Administration through which I found my passion for startups, technology, and building products and services. Something that I have realized upon reflection is that being an entrepreneur is all about design. It’s...


Summary of portfolio cases (1 of 2)

7 months ago, for day 120 by Kent de Bruin

Takeaway.com  - A Design Thinking Case Year: 2017 Company: Takeaway (Hyper island design thinking case) Team: Multidisciplinary team of five Hyper Island students (1 designer, 2 business analyst, 1 UX designer, 1 data scientist) Role: Different roles throughout the process including desk research, user research, customer journey mapping, persona...


HobbyFinder onboarding flow - a UX case (2 of n)

7 months ago, for day 116 by Kent de Bruin

Building a persona Now that we knew our initial problem statement it was time to dig deeper into the target user of HobbyFirst. Right now, HobbyFirst was a curated directory of all kinds of different hobbies. Because proper research into the users was beyond this scope we decided to...


How cities change because of self-driving cars? (3 of 3)

7 months ago, for day 108 by Kent de Bruin

Cloud kitchens And guess what? Travis Kalanick, ex-CEO, and co-founder of Uber is currently ramping up a new company called CloudKitchens. The man who co-invented the algorithmic ridesharing revolution must know a thing or two about autonomous vehicles. After being pushed out as head of Uber, he is now working...


Takeaway: a case study (2 of n)

8 months ago, for day 100 by Kent de Bruin

I. Understand Because the Design Thinking theory was new to all of us, it took some time before we fully understood the process. Our lack of experience in applying the theory led us to feel a bit overwhelmed since at the beginning we didn’t see it as a set...


Writing Prompt! Design Fiction

8 months ago, for day 96 by Kirstine Granzow Larsen 🤯

As I've written before I'm currently working on my Master's thesis. I'm in the middle of working with Design Fiction and I need some people (that could be you!) to write some stories. You can use your 300 words for it or take it as a small extra writing task....


Pitch Acaboo

8 months ago, for day 93 by Kent de Bruin

Whoever had the problem of procrastination? Let’s be honest, we all faced the situation wherein the last few days before your exam you still had to do all the work. There is no motivation, no incentive to actually open that study book and start studying. And the only time students...


Pitch ASIF: Acaboo

8 months ago, for day 92 by Kent de Bruin

*Tomorrow I have to pitch at a startup event here in Amsterdam. It's going to be the first time that I will 'perform' in front of a bigger audience and I am both nervous and really excited. Today I practiced my pitch for some friends and they already gave valuable...


?Ideapickr: Randomly pick your topic for your writing — entry for Maker Festival

8 months ago, for day 92 by Chris Deuda 💘

When you've been writing and creating content consistently. You really need to ask yourself what you should write about on a daily basis. This is my always dilemma when I've started writing every day. I’ve come up with this idea last January when I start my daily writing practice in...


Able: a modular crypto dashboard (3 of 3)

8 months ago, for day 90 by Kent de Bruin

“How can we enable new investors to do the same?” New proposition: With our new research, we formulated a new goal: New crypto users enter the market with no proper understanding of investing. Professional investors raise the probability of good returns by following specific steps. How can we create an...

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