Gerry Scullion, the founder of This is HCD, the global human-centred design podcast and international design community of change-makers, and Founder and CEO of This is Doing.com is talking with Christof Zürn
They chat about the interrelationship between Design and Music and what Design can learn from thinking like a musician. Gerry, as an ‘ex’ musician and songwriter himself, sees the world of Design very much within the same family as music.
They drill a little deeper into the Music Thinking Framework and learn more about the value it can bring to teams and organisations.
Gerry Scullion is CEO of This is Doing and Founder of This is HCD, a global podcast and design community.
This is HCD includes a large newsletter, 10+ podcasts on topics to enable change, an international Slack community, 12+ global community chapters around the world, a Premium Podcast, Design Conference and Online Events.
He has over 18-years professional design experience across a range of industries such as finance, healthcare, media, public services, social media and various startups.
He contributed to the book ‘This is Service Design Doing’ (O’Reilly 2018) focusing on chapters about effective prototyping, and embedding Service Design teams within organisations alongside 200 service designers from around the globe.
Up until mid-2020 he was Councillor for Ireland for Royal Society of Arts.
In a former life, Gerry released two-albums under the moniker of Minus Circus (Spotify), and worked with 13-time Grammy winning producer, Rafa Sardina and 1-time Grammy winner, Cheche Alara. He also sang on adverts for Regatta Clothes in the UK.
He has shared the stage with Fun Lovin’ Criminals, Roisín Murphy, The Coronas, Declan O’Rourke and Mundy. None of which would remember him, it was a fleeting moment, but it sounds cool to have here, right?
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