// toolkit

Resources, tools, and activities to help your team innovate.

Warm-up

Warm-up

Exercises to inject energy into the process, get people moving, and build rapport.

Ideation

Ideation

Gamestorming methods for generating creative ideas that pack a punch.

Audience

Audience

Context building activities to help you discover valuable insights about your customers or users.

Experience

Experience

Resources & activities for developing new products and services

Branding

Branding

Tools for developing a meaningful brand that can stand the test of time.

Wouldn't it be great if...

Ideation

Wouldn't it be great if...

This simple warm-up ideation exercise is a great way to kick off any project. Think big, set expectations, or simply get your creativity flowing.
Post-it Prototyping

Warm-up

Post-it Prototyping

The fastest, most fun way to use your creativity to build rapport with others.
Brand DNA

Branding

Brand DNA

Looking to win the hearts and minds of customers and teammates alike? Build your brand's DNA with this robust framework and start delivering a high impact brand experience across all channels and touchpoints.
Five Whys

Audience

Five Whys

The single greatest question that can spark innovation is asking, "Why?" Five Whys is a simple technique that allows us to use the power of "why" to uncover the root cause of any problem or challenge.
Paper Prototyping

Experience

Paper Prototyping

The fastest way to validate your ideas is to make them real. Paper prototyping is a perfect low-fi, low-risk way to test and iterate on digital experiences and solutions without writing a single line of code.
101 Uses

Warm-up

101 Uses

Unlocking a room’s creativity can be as simple as having them brainstorm ways to use everyday objects in new ways. This exercise is a perfect way to jump start any ideation session.
1718

Warm-up

1718

1718 is a fun, flexible warm-up exercise that encourages participants use their creativity to break down a complex modern concept and reframe it using simple visual metaphors.
Empathy Map

Audience

Empathy Map

The more we truly understand our customers, the easier it is to create solutions that are both meaningful and valuable for them. Empathy maps are a great way to put ourselves in someone else's shoes and uncover the insights we need.
Rapid Ideation

Ideation

Rapid Ideation

Looking to generate more ideas or solutions in a fraction of the time? Get started right away with this fast and fresh take on the brainstorming process.
Electrify Anything

Warm-up

Electrify Anything

The perfect warm-up for jump starting your creativity by turning everyday objects into connected devices in minutes. Batteries included.
Finding Your Sawdust

Experience

Finding Your Sawdust

Make haste, not waste! Turn your skills into new products, services, and concepts with this simple exercise.
Draw Toast

Warm-up

Draw Toast

Interviewing, hiring, or meeting someone for the first time? Learn a ton about them without having to ask a single question using this simple, yet effective exercise.
The IA Maze

Warm-up

The IA Maze

A quick, easy-to-understand way to kick off any working session or discussion around Information Architecture.
Mirror Scribing

Warm-up

Mirror Scribing

About to begin a brainstorm? Quickly activate both sides of your brain with this warm-up exercise.

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  • All exercises, printouts, and canvases
  • A facilitator’s handbook
  • Starter kit of materials

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