Freedom Day

Dear Friends, Today, Juneteenth, offers us a clear opportunity to remember our nation’s history and make a choice on how we celebrate it. At Idea Architects, we are committed to the fight against racial injustice and inequity wherever we encounter it, in our schools, in our workplaces, in our criminal justice system, and even in our own hidden…

In Solidarity

Dear Friends, This week, our small staff gathered online and shared some of the grief, fear, anger, and hopelessness we were all feeling. We had no answers, and many questions. How do we stand in solidarity with George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and far too many others? How do we have the necessary conversations that will…

Designing Your COVID Life: Trusted Networks

For our fifth video in the Designing Your Covid Life series, authors Bill Burnett and Dave Evans discuss the importance of your design team, and the value of nurturing your trusted networks right now. They remind us that we don’t hear our ideas until we share them with others, and that if we never talk…

Designing Your COVID Life: Generative Reframing

Many of us are months into some form of lockdown, and the truth is, we’re struggling too. The DYL team continues to refine our toolkits to design our lives through a pandemic, and no approach is perfect. That’s why this week we’ve decided to focus on Generative Reframing. It’s a tool the authors initially developed…

Designing Your COVID Life, Part Three

One of the silver linings right now is that having conversations driven by your curiosity with an interesting person has never been more available. Learn how to prototype and interact your way to a successful future in the next episode of Bill Burnett and Dave Evan’s Designing Your Covid Life series.

Designing Your COVID Life, Part Two

Given the unique circumstances created by Coronavirus and the adjustments we’ve had to make to our lives, authors Bill Burnett and Dave Evans have created a series of videos that adapt our Life Design toolkits to the current climate. Here they present Four Steps for Designing Your Life.