Press

Here are a few stories that have been written about the d.school and our students recently. Check out our Twitter feed for the latest. If you’re a member of the media, please contact Debbe Stern. You can also download our fact sheet.

The Idea Lab: A look at Stanford’s d.school

The Idea Lab: A look at Stanford’s d.school

A collection of stories from Fast Company on the opening of our new building. Summer, 2010.

Be the change: The tiniest survivors

Be the change: The tiniest survivors

20/20 News on Embrace, an India-based non-profit started by a team in our Entrepreneurial Design for Extreme Affordability class. December 2010.

The design mind

The design mind

Fueling entrepreneurship with design thinking, a piece by Sarah Stein Greenberg, our managing director, in the Economists idea’s blog. October, 2010.

App to tailor news streams gets boost

App to tailor news streams gets boost

The New York Times writes about the Pulse news reader for the iPad, which started in our Launchpad class. November, 2010.

Stanford’s design school promotes creativity

Stanford’s design school promotes creativity

To think like the brightest engineering minds at Stanford University, grab some pipe cleaners, Post-it notes and a cup of ramen noodles. Push the furniture out of the way, and get ready to write on walls – and floors.

In the San Francisco Chronicle, November 2010.

Big ideas: Little packages

Big ideas: Little packages

National Geographic writes about some of the products that have come out of our Entrepreneurial Design for Extreme Affordability class. November 2010.

Fidelity: what it’s like to be a d.school class partner

Fidelity: what it’s like to be a d.school class partner

Frederick Leichter, Chief Customer Experience Officer at Fidelity Investments, shares what his company got from partnering with a d.school class, and how they used what they learned.

Sparks Fly

Sparks Fly

Can imagination be taught? Evidently, because the d.school’s innovation hothouse is changing the way people think. In the Stanford Magazine, March 2011.

The strategic pivot, d.school style

The strategic pivot, d.school style

d.schoolers Perry Klebahn and Caroline O’Connor on how entrepreneurs can use the principles of design thinking to stay nimble.