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Service Design Jam Eliza_ 2018

Eliza_ launch ‘Service Jam’ in WA

A ‘Service Jam’ is a Service Design and Design Thinking hackathon where attendees learn to rapidly generate ideas and prototype solutions to real-world problems. A globally networked event, Eliza_ are bringing a taste of this series to Perth. On the 30th May, we will be running a ‘Service Jam’ day where you’ll join like-minded curious and…

The Power of Your Design Language

The Power of Your Design Language

Design language is like any other language. Misunderstandings arise if the language is not shared and understood by everyone using it. As a product or team grows, the challenges compound. A unified design system is essential to building better and faster; better because a cohesive experience is more easily understood by our users, and faster because it…

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Branding vs Culture

Branding is your promise in action. Culture is how you deliver that promise. That is all.  

Pokemon Go is a glimpse of the future

Pokemon Go is a Glimpse of the Future

When Digital meets Physical Pokemon Go changed everything. Suddenly people could see how tech overlaid onto everyday life and was going to shape our experiences of physical spaces. It brought people together in a shared, dynamic experience that surged around the world. It’s even been described as a ‘Prototyping for future cities’. At Eliza_ our…

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Brand is an Operating System

A modern brand is an operating system. As the codified expression of your Purpose, it allows you to scale with integrity, managing complexity through improved decision-making. People don’t have to ask ‘What should I do?’ Because they know. The Brand Purpose allows you to authentically shape the culture inside your organisation, which in turn informs the technology and…

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Why everyone’s buying Design firms

“Today’s most beloved technology products and services balance design and engineering in a way that perfectly blends form and function… and VC firms increasingly see the importance of design.” John Maeda, DesignInTech Report | 2017 Design is how it works Design as a discipline and process is finally being understood as so much more than…

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The New Rules for #DesignInTech

Dieter Rams ‘Principles for Good Design’ are timeless.   Or are they? Do these rules still apply to design in tech?   Especially when design is now never really finished, it’s an interaction on the road to a better product.   What do you think? How many of this new version would you agree with?