Foodpreneurs and the Future of Fridges

A Conversation with Greg Dollarhyde Given all of the experience you’ve had in terms of building brands from scratch and working with a variety of big players, I'm curious what your outlook on business is when it comes to the food space. There are a lot of new brands and business models cropping up, and…

DesignThinkers Promises Perspectives on Human-Centered Design

Design thinking and innovation are hot topics as businesses gear up for a new year. Consumers are savvier than ever, and competition from Silicon Valley and its international counterparts is growing at a rapid rate. With these concerns in sight, business leaders need to think about how to infuse design thinking into existing product, management, and…

Using Design to Solve the World’s Problems

An Interview with Paddy Harrington In September of 2015, the UN mandated a set of Global Goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity and sustainability for future generations. Meeting these goals requires innovative technologies approached with thoughtful design and inventive storytelling to inspire solutions. Design Exchange recently hosted EDIT: Expo for Design, Innovation &…

Take Part in the Dialogue of the Future

Join us at the CDO Summit in Toronto on October 25th The world is busier, quicker, and more competitive than ever – and remaining relevant in a world of rapid evolution is increasingly difficult as new technologies continue to emerge and our culture shifts accordingly. The only solution is to constantly innovate, never accept that…

Feeding the 5000

Design Exchange, Canada’s only design museum, has announced a Thanksgiving feast prepared to feed 5000 people, which will take place on the last day of its unprecedented biennial festival EDIT: Expo for Design, Innovation & Technology. In collaboration with George Brown College,Chef School, and Second Harvest – Canada’s largest food rescue charity – and hosted…

Editing Real-World Problems

An interview with Carlo Ratti With the rise of the IoT and AI, we have begun viewing innovative technology as a standalone disruptor. The introduction of a single technological advancement now has the power to instantaneously change our everyday lives. However, this is much more systematic and evolutionary in nature. Change is created by building…

Conference: Design Thinking for Banks & Financial Services

On Sept 27028, marcus evans will host the 3rd Edition: Design Thinking for Banks & Financial Services Conference at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Metropolitan in New York. Join your peers and master an array of innovation methodologies to drive the development of disruptive services while forging deeper user relationships. At this 3rd installment, you will…

Radical Innovation: A Conversation with Idris Mootee

A longer version of this Q&A originally appeared on the Intrapreneurship Conference website. What does the corporation of the future look like? IntraConf: Beyond the buzzwords and the hype, what is radical innovation, really? Is it even possible for big legacy organizations to be and do radical? Idris Mootee: That’s a really good question; lots of people…

Event Preview: The Outbound Pursuit Series

We need the tonic of wildness… At the same time that we are earnest to explore and learn all things, we require that all things be mysterious and unexplorable, that land and sea be indefinitely wild, unsurveyed and unfathomed by us because unfathomable. We can never have enough of nature. - Henry David Thoreau According to…