The Laboratory on Design Thinking (dLab) at the University of Kentucky has been promoting and studying the application of human centered design since its founding in 2011. We research the application of design thinking’s role in creating new solutions to challenges in education and the community. In doing so we bring together faculty, students, educators and community members to better understand how human centered design can be effectively applied to create new solutions to previously unsolvable challenges.

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“What really matters?” Asking simple, powerful questions creates empathy and leads to better insight which can improve the way you design your world. The Creative Capacity Card Deck from Design Thinking Master Class. Because enhancing creative capacity is organizational capacity building. #thingstoask #creativecapacity #designthinking #carddeck #cards #questions #creativity #innovation

December 10, 2018

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To have a beginner’s mindset is to be able to reframe an everyday experience and see it for the very first time. This reveals fundamental questions about why things are the way they are and insight on how to improve. Thus, always strive to “look at usual things with unusual eyes.” – Vico Magistretti #empathy #insight #designthinking #qotd #quote #quotes

December 7, 2018

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“Tell me more about why that’s important to you.” Asking simple, powerful questions creates empathy and leads to better insight which can improve the way you design your world. The Creative Capacity Card Deck from Design Thinking Master Class. Because enhancing creative capacity is organizational capacity building. #thingstoask #creativecapacity #designthinking #carddeck #cards #questions #creativity #innovation #qotd #quotes #quote

December 7, 2018

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“I wonder if…?” Asking simple, powerful questions creates empathy and leads to better insight which can improve the way you design your world. The Creative Capacity Card Deck from Design Thinking Master Class. Because enhancing creative capacity is organizational capacity building. #thingstoask #creativecapacity #designthinking #carddeck #cards #questions #creativity #innovation

December 6, 2018

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