Short and inspiring trainings combining theory and learning-by-doing, for immediate results.



Design Thinking


Embrace change, inspire people, spark innovation.

Not all designers know how to use it, some non-creatives practice it daily, many industries can benefit from it. Design thinking is a set of methods and tools extracted from the approach of professional designers. It is creative problem solving applied to all sorts of challenges and people.

Over the past 5 years, This is BOUW mastered in developing workshops, trainings and long-term programs enabling their clients to use this approach and generate new ideas and skills. The design studio now welcomes all kinds of project-leaders and entrepreneurs to learn from their experience and develop new work processes or lead unique workshops.

This training will teach you to think out of the box and tackle professional challenges from a different angle. Discover simple techniques to create new solutions from concept to prototyping, and learn to guide collaborators and clients through a design thinking experience.

Profile: All (creative) entrepreneurs and/or team leaders.

Recommendation: For those in the starting phase of their career, we advise to take all trainings in the presented order. Designed to be complementary, they will cover all aspects necessary to a successful and lasting venture.

Time: Contact us to schedule a training of 3 classes of 2 hours each (for a minimum of 3 persons).

Language: English

Costs: 90€ excl.VAT / prints included

Location: The Commune / 1st floor / Keilestraat 5A / Rotterdam

Are you looking for a private training? Contact us to share your requirements and availability.

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The Commune is known as the springboard for young creative talents in Rotterdam. Made by designers for designers, this incubator offers space, trainings, network, events and equipment which are tailored to the needs of starting creative freelancers.