Our Design Thinking process uses Beginner's Mind practices we've developed to ensure that even the most experienced participants are open to fresh thinking.
We talked to Chris about his global explorations, his past life as an architect, and the most common problem he sees companies facing when they innovate.
Design Thinking is a shorthand that the business world has adopted to describe the combination of creativity and pragmatism that a design mindset brings to the development of new products and services.
We talked to Lauren about Digital Experience Design at Essential, her favorite user interfaces, and her 550ft mountain climb.
We talked to Kurt about his views on engineering and creativity, what he looks for in new hires, and how he came to found and run a nationally-ranked cycling event.
We talked to Corey about what inspires his work, how he almost took Boston to the Olympics, and his short stint in city politics.
From the beautifully illustrated to the creatively written, and the classically loved to the amusingly offbeat, here’s a list of books inspiring our team (and hopefully you) to reach their goals.
We sat down with Katja and talk about everything from astrophysics at the Smithsonian to designing footwear for Nike to Portland vs. “Portlandia” and her hopes for the future.
10 more interesting products we're eyeing this season.
We recently sat down with Caroline to learn more about what exactly a design researcher does at Essential as well as to hear more about her story and the path that brought her to our team.