Future By Design: The Future of Design Tools

Future by Design June 2016
Live screening and interactive discussion of 'The Future of Design Tools', featuring Director of Product Design, mobile at Adobe, Khoi Vinh; Product Design manager at Etsy, Magera Moon Holton and design director at Work & Co., Ray Sison.


Tuesday, June 28, 6:00pm - 8:30pm (Eastern Time)


Topic: The Future of Design Tools

Designers create memorable communications, meaningful interactions and satisfying user experiences. To achieve these lofty goals and translate their design expertise, designers require a toolkit that is ever-evolving. Join us as we discuss the tools that are shaping the future of design. 



Khoi Vinh, Director of Product Design, Mobile at Adobe

Khoi oversees the direction of Adobe’s mobile apps to make mobile a meaningful part of the creative process. In addition, he writes the design, technology and culture blog Subtraction.com. Previously, Khoi was Design Director for The New York Times and was named one of Fast Company’s 50 most influential designers in 2011. 


Khoi discusses Adobe’s push into mobile: how they’ve thought about phones and tablets in the recent past, and how they see the opportunity for a new generation of creativity tools going forward.


Magera Moon Holton, Product Design Manager at Etsy

Magera leads a team of designers working to create the tools and systems that enable everyone to build Etsy's holistic experiences.


Magera discusses design decision frameworks and processes as a tool for innovation. She explains the Double Diamond Model and other useful frameworks to help make sure you're solving the right problem to meet customer needs.


Ray Sison, Design Director at Work & Co

Ray employs a multi-disciplinary approach to design, combining his experience across various agencies, clients and mediums to produce award-winning digital product experiences. Ray was previously a Design Director at R/GA, where he lead the design effort for Nike+ Fuelband.


Ray discusses how his design tools have evolved - what tools he has integrated into his design process (and which ones serve each purpose), what is on the rise and how that's evolved over time.


About Future By Design

Future By Design is a webcast series featuring experts sharing their thoughts on a variety of topics. As a virtual event, we invite cities across Canada to host local screening venues where members of the community can gather to watch panelists’ presentations, conduct their own group discussions and participate via webcam in the Q&A. Click here to view recaps of our past Future By Design events. 


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