Mindsets of Public Design Bureau: Visual Thinking

Illustration by Lorry Jamison. Learn more about our illustrators. Mindsets of Public Design Bureau: Visual Thinking What’s the mindsetVisual thinking is about creating images or other mock-ups that represent the current or imagined world and help us make sense of it and communicate it. Visual thinking can be as simple as a stick-figure sketch on aContinue reading “Mindsets of Public Design Bureau: Visual Thinking”

Mindsets of Public Design Bureau: Embracing (Small) Failure

Illustration by Camryn Cogshell. Learn more about our illustrators. Mindsets of Public Design Bureau: Embracing (Small) Failure What’s the mindsetEmbracing (small) failure is treating an unexpected or undesired response as an opportunity to learn and adjust. It’s a mindset that pairs with a process of managed risk taking where each risk is small enough to limitContinue reading “Mindsets of Public Design Bureau: Embracing (Small) Failure”

Mindsets of Public Design Bureau: Optimism

Illustration by Tay Tuteur. Learn more about our illustrators. Mindsets of Public Design Bureau: Optimism What’s the mindset Optimism is the attitude that things can be better than they currently are, and that change is possible Why it’s important For us, design is the intentional process of making things better than they were before — ideally, more sustainable,Continue reading “Mindsets of Public Design Bureau: Optimism”