Ryan Ford – Set Fire to Design Process—Throwing away unrealistic frameworks and moving forward

In Making Waves Conversations by Mark Sylvester
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01/11/2023

Set Fire to Design Process—Throwing away unrealistic frameworks and moving forward

In this conversation, Ryan will disrupt the inaccurate application of Double Diamond and Design Thinking, the mistaken beliefs and pressures resulting from them, and a more realistic way to represent the workflow behind modern empathetic product design.

Ryan Ford

VP Design at Crackle & Redbox

Ryan is an accomplished designer and leader with over 24 years of experience, having built design teams and businesses with a significant cultural impact— Chime, Deviantart, and Crunchyroll, for example.

He also holds many braggadocious acknowledgments, including recognition from the California Senate for contributions to eco-sustainability through design. Beyond his day job and family, he focuses on authoring transformative design thought pieces and mentoring young designers.


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