Design thinking is not just for designers: design methodologies can be used as tool for creating positive change in many arenas. In this professional learning program, explore the exhibitions We Change the World and Sampling the Future with NGV Educators and meet design professionals Dale Hardiman, Jess Bird and Miles Menegon and learn about their practice and processes through talks and workshops. Approach problems like a designer, gain practical strategies to apply in the classroom and beyond and see if design really can change the world.
- Define design thinking and current design methodologies
- Employ design thinking processes through practical exercises and workshops
- Use a design thinking lens to discuss works of art and design, and the concept of change
- Manipulate materials and use creative problem solving to reach a design solution