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Ideaplatz: the road to great design. We offer design inspiration that empowers today’s designers to build tomorrow’s experiences. Founder Cheryl Platz is an internationally recognized designer, author, speaker, and instructor. Our services are available for conferences, corporate training, and individual coaching. Contact us today to book Ideaplatz services or Cheryl’s expertise.

Cheryl is the author of Design Beyond Devices: Creating Multimodal, Cross-Design Experiences, published by Rosenfeld Media in December 2020. She is touring (virtually) in support of this release, including three talks and three new workshops. To read more about our new content in support of Design Beyond Devices – as well as access free downloads and podcasts – visit the new Ideaplatz Design Beyond Devices book site.

NEW site feature: our Events Calendar! Cheryl’s book tour includes a variety of public speaking engagements for minimal or no cost. Check out the Events Calendar to see what’s on the horizon.

Until COVID-19 vaccines are widely available, we are accepting remote bookings only. Ideaplatz is a proud member of the MURAL Consultants Network, and most of our workshops have been updated for remote delivery and interactivity.

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Design Beyond Devices: Multimodal design workshops

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Design Beyond Devices: Winter Tour 2021
Design Beyond Devices: Winter Tour 2021
January 15, 2021
As this chaotic year comes into focus, so does a new series of talks and workshops in support of Cheryl's new book published through Rosenfeld Media, Design Beyond Devices: Creating Multimo...
Capturing Customer Context – Free Downloadable Worksheets
Capturing Customer Context – Free Downloadable Worksheets
November 18, 2020
In Chapter 2 of Design Beyond Devices, Ideaplatz founder Cheryl Platz lays out the importance of going beyond surface inquiry when doing customer outreach for multimodal and cross-device ex...
November 2020 Talks: Slides Available
November 2020 Talks: Slides Available
November 21, 2020
Thank you to everyone who attended my three talks this month as I (virtually) tour in support of the release of my new book, Design Beyond Devices, coming from Rosenfeld Media on December 1...

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