Inside the Idea Lab Lessons on design thinking, stories of creative problem solving.

Are you the right person to be a Student Assistant @ Idea Lab?

We help people to solve their problems using Design Thinking and other creative problem solving tools. We help the people in our SDSU community – people, teams and organizations – on campus...

Read More

Design Thinking for Community Service

Hello, my name is Matthew Kolbl and I am a designer at the ZIP Idea Lab. As a full-time student at San Diego State University, I am involved with many organizations around...

Read More

Finding Momentum in the Turning Points: The Entrepreneurial Journey

For my personal project this past February, I decided to study different entrepreneurs to create a web connecting their common traits. I started with the problem statement, “how might we better understand...

Read More

Big Data Hackathon – Design Thinking Resource Kit

Understand the Design Thinking process, and how planned thinking can improve your application. The 2017 hackathon will focus on one theme: Public Health.  The challenge is to create an app, platform, and/or technology...

Read More

LEAN Design Thinking

The LEAN Design Thinking Workshop contains the process and methods of design thinking adapted for the Lean model environment. It offers new ways for employees to be intentional and collaborative as they...

Read More