Teamwork – storm,norm, move on. And always enjoy.

Working in a team isn't easy. Compromise is a word everyone should think about 24/7, because let's be honest, four people are never going to agree on everything. Different backgrounds, characters, personalities, cultures, languages... All of these and many more create very different contexts for each of us, which all of a sudden have to … Continue reading Teamwork – storm,norm, move on. And always enjoy.

They’re just people – or how NOT to have a mental breakdown when talking to strangers.

So, we managed to get our idea together, we created assumptions for our product and our problem. Great. Now the (for me anyway) most dreaded part of the whole process. Going out and talking to complete strangers about our idea, asking questions and overall having an interaction outside of our little university bubble. In the … Continue reading They’re just people – or how NOT to have a mental breakdown when talking to strangers.

Prototyping 102 -or how playing with cardboard can win you a prize.

Day 2 of our Unlimited Lab employment took place at Fablab London. This is a makerspace in the centre of Bank area, offering technology  (3D printing, laser cutting, various types of workshops and materials) to independent makers and creatives in London. This was the perfect environment to "get our hands dirty" and try our ideas … Continue reading Prototyping 102 -or how playing with cardboard can win you a prize.

Prototyping 101 – or create your MVP in half an hour.

Enrichment week came faster than we expected and the often-mentioned rapid prototyping was upon us. Excitement mixed with anxiety was filling up my days. I’ve never been a very good “maker”. I understood what we were talking about in design thinking sessions about putting ideas into something physical, so we could see, touch and feel, … Continue reading Prototyping 101 – or create your MVP in half an hour.