Don’t Try to Change the World, Design a Toy Instead

BY MICHAEL ABEHSERA – LEAD DESIGN BLOG EDITOR @ TOPTAL #ChangeTheWorld #Design #DesigningToys #UIDesign Read the Spanish version of this article translated by Yesica Danderfer It’s natural for designers to want to create apps that will disrupt the world order. Everyone wants to come up with the next big thing. But starting a project with … Continue reading "Don’t Try to Change the World, Design a Toy Instead"

The Party Isn’t Over: A Deep-Dive into Why Unicorns Will Bounce Back in 2017

BY TOBY CLARENCE-SMITH – LEAD FINANCE BLOG EDITOR @ TOPTAL #Startup #unicorn #venturecapital Read the Spanish version of this article translated by Marisela Ordaz. Between 2013 and 2015, the number of Unicorns (private technology companies valued at over $1 billion) exploded from 16 to 140, marking an incredible growth spurt in valuations and positive sentiment … Continue reading "The Party Isn’t Over: A Deep-Dive into Why Unicorns Will Bounce Back in 2017"

What Is Strategic Design Thinking and How Can It Empower Designers?

BY KENT MUNDLE – DESIGN EDITOR @ TOPTAL #Communication #DesignCommunication #StrategicDesignThinking What should the role of the designer be in today’s times of complexity, unsurity, and frequent change? What is Strategic Design, and how can it empower the designer beyond traditional practice? Are designers a group of technicians and artists who produce products and artefacts … Continue reading "What Is Strategic Design Thinking and How Can It Empower Designers?"