Archive for January, 2010


Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

world map

The maps presented on this website are equal area cartograms, otherwise known as density-equalising maps. The cartogram re-sizes each territory according to the variable being mapped.


Visual thinking school

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

visual thinking schoolVisual thinking is a broad discipline with many facets. The list of links you see below is a set of mini-course modules on various subjects. If you’re new to the subject you might want to start with Introduction to visual thinking. Alternatively you can click on the link that interests you most. Sketching is one of the most popular.

Visual Thinking School


Tuesday, January 26th, 2010


CBI contributes to the equitable economic development of selected developing countries by providing export marketing and management support to their SME exporters and Business Support Organisations with the purpose of increasing exports to Europe.

CBI stimulates and supports economic activities that are sustainable, socially responsible and environmentally sound. This implies compliance with international social standards, more specifically ILO Conventions, and European consumer health, safety and environmental requirements. Requirements are both legislative and market driven. CBI works with clients who subscribe and strive to comply with these standards and requirements.

El CBI es una fuente de estudios de mercado y sectoriales muy interesante para estructurar la información top down que recolecten. Esta enfocado en el mercado europeo, pero para productos provenientes de naciones en vías de desarrollo. De ahí que sea posible extrapolar la organización a un reporte local.


Monday, January 25th, 2010


Gapminder is a non-profit venture promoting sustainable global development and achievement of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals by increased use and understanding of statistics and other information about social, economic and environmental development at local, national and global levels. We are a modern “museum” that helps making the world understandable, using the Internet.

Links de consulta

Thursday, January 21st, 2010






What the World Eats – Photo Essays – TIME
Google books


Face your pockets project

img-logoThe Trendy Girl


fridewatcherFridge Watcher

What do service designers do?

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

This film follows service design and innovation consultancy live|work working on a short project with g-Nostics, a provider of personalized medicine. It explores how service designers go about doing “service design” in the context of a technology-based service originating in scientific research. The film is the result of an academic study into designing for services at Said Business School, University of Oxford.

Designing for Services


Tuesday, January 19th, 2010


Esta es la bitácora oficial del nuevo Estudio 5: Producción Creativa.

Acá encontrarán los proyectos, lecturas y presentaciones de nuestro curso.