Things to Consider When Building or Designing A Kitchen for Those Impacted by Asthma and Allergies
The kitchen is an area of high traffic with many different sources of asthma and allergy triggers. Cooking and cleaning introduce particles and allergens into the air; flooring, paints and insulation can release potentially harmful chemicals; insects, attracted to food, can act as triggers; pollen is brought in on clothing from outside. Furniture, sealants, glues and home office equipment can emit harmful chemicals and furthermore, the kitchen is where a pet is most likely to spend its time
How Design Thinking and Empathic Listening can Improve your Relationship with your Client
Design thinking and empathic listening may be some of the most valuable tools you will ever use. Simply put, design thinking is a process for creative problem solving. It is a non-linear, iterative process that focuses on the user, challenges any biased assumptions, aims to redefine problems from the users point of view and subsequently arrives at innovative solutions.
IRDG Design Thinking Conference
At the core of design thinking is the user, the consumer, the human combined with an approach that requires empathy and an open mind