Creative directors Phnam and Mardis are educators and practicing designers. They believe the best way to spread good design in the world is by sharing good practices, demystifying design and being upfront about what it takes to do it right. They founded Nonfiction with the vision of designing a better future in all industries, connecting their network and extensive knowledge of technology, science, manufacturing, sustainability and futurism for the benefit of 21st century global flourishing.
So many devices today feel like consumer electronics tacked onto your body. We need better designs that integrate technology with our bodies. Infusing natural design into engineering, interactions, ergonomics, and aesthetics will create a user experience that is subtle, simple, comfortable, and intuitive. Watch this latest episode on Natural Design to learn how.
THE FUTURE OF WORK
Did you know that 65% of the jobs kids of today will have in the future do not yet exist? In this episode, Creative Directors Phnam and Mardis Bagley tell you what employers and employees should develop to prepare for the future of work: critical thinking, communication, safe and healthy environments, and leadership.
THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION
What do successful children of tomorrow need today? Educational systems should be designed to provide children with a safe space for unstructured play, to develop community, awareness, and connections with others. In this episode, we introduce you to 5 tools Nonfiction has developed to revolutionize educational systems: sensory experiences, living sustainably, emotional intelligence, diverse learning spaces, and connections beyond the school.
SUSTAINABILITY: BEWARE OF FAKE ECO-FRIENDLY PRODUCTS!
How to design products and packaging that are sustainable and/or easily recyclable. Change small habits and the Earth will thank you.
Agile v. Waterfall. There are many advantages in turning industrial design and product development into a more agile process.
THE COST OF DESIGN
Design and product development of hardware aren't cheap. It takes time, experience, connections and a lot more money than you think.
THE FUTURE OF AIRLINES: PLEASURE IN FLIGHT
Tired of being treated like cattle? We are. What if we celebrated the journey as much as the destination? Let's make flying a pleasurable experience again. Learn how designers are dreaming about opportunities for innovation and reinstating pleasure in flight.
THE FUTURE OF AIRLINES: HYGIENE IN A POST-COVID WORLD
Flying in a post-COVID world will have different standards: hygiene, human/machine interaction, hospitality, efficiency. Learn how designers are dreaming about opportunities for innovation and reinstating pleasure in flight.