49 episodes

Take a peek into the heart of STUCK Design, one of Singapore's leading design agencies.

Find out what makes her founders tick, as they share candid conversations about design, business and creativity.
As design practitioners and educators who have been in the business for over a decade, Donn, Jieyu and Tze have a wealth of tips and tricks to survive and thrive in the industry and staying creative.
Take a listen and you might just get STUCK with Design.

STUCK in Design STUCK Design Pte Ltd

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Take a peek into the heart of STUCK Design, one of Singapore's leading design agencies.

Find out what makes her founders tick, as they share candid conversations about design, business and creativity.
As design practitioners and educators who have been in the business for over a decade, Donn, Jieyu and Tze have a wealth of tips and tricks to survive and thrive in the industry and staying creative.
Take a listen and you might just get STUCK with Design.

    What‘s inside the mind of a creative technologist? | STUCK with Ben

    What‘s inside the mind of a creative technologist? | STUCK with Ben

    Are art and science really that incongruent?

    Creative technology is a relatively new field of work that straddles the border between arts, science, design and development.

    In his very first episode, Benjamin Xue, one of the leads in STUCK's newly launched branches STUCK Labs, shares aspects of what he does as a creative technologist at STUCK, and even plays a sneaky little numbers game to showcase the magic of computational thinking.

     

    If you want to find out more about STUCK Labs click on the link below

    https://stucklabs.com

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    Or you can follow us on:

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    • 23 min
    The trick to crafting resonant insights and pitches | STUCK with KK

    The trick to crafting resonant insights and pitches | STUCK with KK

    You can have the perfect design and it could still fail

    If you can't tell it's story well.

     

    Today we have one of STUCK's newest director's KK Wong sharing about how to craft a story so your audience understands the consideration behind your design.

     

    KK shares how a juicy insight needs to be R.I.P.E. like a juicy mango

    How to test your design stories with the 'Happy Hour Bar' test and how to get really good at making sure your design stories stick.

     

    Check out http://www.stuck.sg for the full transcript.

     

    #STUCKdesign #MakeThingsPeopleLove #MTPL #designstorytelling #happyhourbartest #ripeinsights

     

    • 24 min
    What lies beyond human-centred design? | STUCK with Donn

    What lies beyond human-centred design? | STUCK with Donn

    Should designers only design for the good of humanity?

     

    Donn shares how creating small ripples for good is better than trying to effect big changes,

    and how life-centred design could be a more compassionate alternative to human-centred design.

     

    #STUCKdesign #STUCKinDesign #STUCKedu #podcast #MakeThingsPoepleLove #MTPL #lovable  #consultancy #humancentreddesign #lifecentreddesign #whatsnext

    • 6 min
    Can design for vices be good? | STUCK with Donn

    Can design for vices be good? | STUCK with Donn

    Designers face a dilemma when asked to design products or services that may not align with their personal beliefs.

     

    In the case of vice products, Donn shares why STUCK tends not to pick up such projects, and how the team holds one another accountable to only designing for good.

     

    #STUCKdesign #STUCKinDesign #STUCKedu #podcast #MakeThingsPoepleLove #MTPL #lovable  #consultancy #vice #design

    • 5 min
    How to help clients fall in love with your idea | STUCK with Donn

    How to help clients fall in love with your idea | STUCK with Donn

    An idea that is based on truthful insight will naturally resonate and be loved,

    and storytelling is the key to bringing this to light.

     

    Donn shares an anecdote of designing a farming implement,

    and how the project team crafted a story to bring forward a missing but crucial insight that would alter the entire design.

     

    #STUCKdesign #STUCKinDesign #STUCKedu #podcast #MakeThingsPoepleLove #MTPL #lovable  #consultancy #insight #truth

    • 4 min
    Who plays the biggest role in making an object lovable | STUCK with Donn

    Who plays the biggest role in making an object lovable | STUCK with Donn

    Designing a well-loved product is hard; producing and selling one is even harder.

     

    Donn discusses the various stakeholders involved in making an object that people love,

    and how big brands like MUJI and Apple are closing the gap between objects that designers love and objects loved by the general public.

     

    Donn also shares the approach he takes when designing products people love,

    and how to design something that people don’t know they miss.

     

    #STUCKdesign #STUCKinDesign #STUCKedu #podcast #MakeThingsPoepleLove #MTPL #lovable #muji #apple #consultancy

    • 11 min