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Design Sprint: A Crash Course in Design Thinking

  • Museum of Design Atlanta 1315 Peachtree Street Northeast Atlanta, GA, 30309 United States (map)
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Everyone is talking about Design Thinking, but what’s it all about? Join us for a Design Thinking sprint (no experience necessary!) that will show you how designers think and familiarize you with the basics of the Design Thinking process.

We’ll start with an overview of the Design Thinking process. Then we’ll try it out!  We’ll work together to address a design challenge by building empathy, brainstorming, working collaboratively on teams, prototyping solutions, and iterating to improve them. By the end of the session, you’ll know how Design Thinking works and be able to start using the process on your own.

This event costs $60 for non-members and $50 for MODA members. 

Appropriate for ages 14+. Please reach out to the facilitator, Jess Lewis if you have questions or accessibility needs.



Jessica joined MODA as a Public Programming Designer after working professionally as a user experience designer and completing degrees in Digital Media from GA Tech and Literature from UNCA. She’s dedicated to arming people with design thinking skills and tools to that will help them enact better futures.

During graduate studies at GA Tech, she developed an extensive background in participatory design and action research methodologies. After she put those methodologies into practice during a participatory design research project at GA Tech, she went on to facilitate design thinking workshops at a regional bank as part of teams’ product development process.

If you must cancel your plans, please notify us at least 7 days prior to the event start to receive a refund of the ticket cost minus a $10 processing fee per class. Refunds are not available if we are notified less than 7 days prior to the event start. Refunds are not available if you fail to notify us or attend the event. MODA reserves the right to cancel a program if registration for the event does not meet the minimum enrollment requirements. If MODA cancels a program, a full refund will be issued to all registrants.

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