Design thinking for social innovation

“Design thinking for social innovation.” A great summary.

“Designers have traditionally focused on enhancing the look and functionality of products. Recently, they have begun using design techniques to tackle more complex problems, such as finding ways to provide low-cost healthcare throughout the world. Businesses were the first to embrace this new approach—called design thinking—and nonprofits are beginning to adopt it too. “

The idea of ‘positive deviance’- where there are uncommon occurrences of something being successfully achieved, and looking at how this can be applied more broadly to a community.

Find the article here.