Video from Opti-Pessimism keynote at Interaction Latin America 2019

Video from Opti-Pessimism keynote at Interaction Latin America 2019

We're delighted to share after long last the video from Cheryl's very well-received keynote presentation at the largest design conference in the Southern Hemisphere, Interaction Latin America. Her 2019 "Opti-Pessimism" keynote inspired many local designers to start thinking and talking about their "run!" moments. Opti-Pessimism is one of the many frameworks covered in Cheryl's book, Design Beyond Devices, which is now available from Rosenfeld Media. Can't see the video embedded here? Click here to view it on Vimeo. NOTE: The video feed was used for the large LED screens behind speakers, so it does NOT contain slides. We recommend you…
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Book club talk: “What Comes Next” Slides from Design Spaces

Book club talk: “What Comes Next” Slides from Design Spaces

On September 9, Ideaplatz founder Cheryl Platz joined the San Diego-based but nationwide community Design Spaces to discuss the content from her book Design Beyond Devices. As most attendees had read the material, this talk focuses on what to do with it: what steps come first in the process, and how to move forward with skeptical stakeholders. Browse or download the slides from the talk below, and check back here for a link to the video when available. For attendees looking to use the free resources referenced in the talk, visit the Design Beyond Devices page on this site. Ideaplatz-DBDNextSteps-DesignSpacesDownload
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Multimodality Workshop with Amuse UX Conference in November 2021

Multimodality Workshop with Amuse UX Conference in November 2021

Our NEW full length Multimodal Design Fundamentals workshop is being offered to the public for the FIRST TIME this fall after a successful debut to private business clients this summer. Cheryl is "returning" to the Amuse UX conference this year in order to deliver this workshop over a three-week period in November 2021. Review the workshop details and registration information below, then peruse some of the feedback from this summer's workshop participants. These public opportunities to take this workshop are rare - don't miss out! Design Beyond Devices: Designing for Multimodal, Cross-Device ExperiencesNovember 5, 12, and 19 -- 15:00 -…
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Free fall talks with Ideaplatz

On September 1, Cheryl launched her newest keynote, "The Carousel of Progress: Adapting to a (Post) Pandemic World" to an enthusiastic response from the CHIFOO practitioner community. (Recording available to CHIFOO members.) This keynote is available for booking at your conference or event - reach out to us for more information. Still to come in early Fall: September 9 at 12 PM PT --Design Spaces Book Club: Design Beyond Devices Cheryl talks with folks who are reading her book about next steps to take when applying the content in her book. She'll answer audience questions, go through some of the…
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