Dan Brown

Founder and Principal
Eightshapes since 2006

Since 1994, Dan’s focused on digital product discovery and definition, user research, information architecture, content strategy and interaction design for content-heavy sites and complex web applications. He’s worked on teams large and small to perfect collaboration and productivity. In 2006, Dan co-founded EightShapes with Nathan Curtis to serve clients in healthcare, education, not-for-profit, and high-tech.

Practical Design Discovery:
The Book

A handbook for planning discovery projects, Practical Design Discovery provides a framework for helping teams understand the why and how of discovery. It uses this framework to clarify the role of different activities and outputs, walking readers through planning a discovery phase.

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Surviving Design Projects:
The Game

Teach creative teams how to deal with difficult situations with story-telling.

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Information Architecture Lenses:
The Cards

Give designers different perspectives on their ideas to look at their decisions in a whole new way.

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