Make Space : How to Set the Stage for Creative Collaboration
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Inspiring ways we can alter space to build collaboration and fuel creativity Packed with concrete techniques for altering space in order to enhance creativity and collaboration, Make Space is the book for anyone interested in designing space to encourage innovation and communication, have been waiting for. Highlighting the details that matter the most when designing spaces to support creative teams, this book is destined to become a perennial favorite when imagining the perfect alchemy of people, place, space and things. Based on the work of Stanford University's acclaimed Environments Collaborative at the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (aka: the d.school) Explains how architectural space can be intentionally designed to fuel the creative process for groups and individuals Offers over 120 specific strategies that can be employed in endless combination to foster collaboration, creativity and innovation Featuring full-color images and illustrations throughout, this guidebook offers concrete ways to alter space to enhance creativity, collaboration and innovation. This book is equally appropriate for designers charged with creating new spaces, and for anyone interested in arranging existing spaces for creative outcomes.
Scott Witthoft's professional work as an engineer and a designer has focused on understanding and manipulating interactions among systems. This has covered a spectrum including forensic structural engineering, furniture design, and curriculum design. Scott is an amateur musician with a love of stringed instruments. As a Lecturer at Stanford University, he teaches classes in human-centered design and storytelling and visual communication. Scott has degrees in civil engineering from Washington University in St. Louis (BS, '99) and The University of Texas at Austin (MS, '00), and product design from Stanford University (MSE '08).
Scott Doorley's work focuses on how physical context and digital media can benefit human experience. His installations with the Dacha Art Collective have been exhibited in the San Jose Museum of Art and the Gray Area Foundation for the Arts San Francisco. Currently he is the Creative Director at the Stanford d.school, where he teaches classes in subjects at the intersection of design and media arts: storytelling and visual communication, improv, and digital media. Scott has degrees in film from the University of California, Los Angeles (BA '96) and learning, design, and technology from Stanford University (MA '06).