18 out of 18 design managers felt that the design reviews could be better
TOP 5 RESULTS
FORMULA FOR SUCCESS
Through open communication, with our BRAND DIRECTION always in mind, makingEFFICIENT DECISIONS which results in agreement around who is RESPONSIBLE for further action & deliverables
We use the BRAND LENS as a starting point to COLLABORATE and MAKE DECISIONS quickly and effectively, which results in AGREEMENT and AN ALLIANCE around SOLUTIONS
With confidence around OWNERSHIP & ABILITIES, we have CLEAR CONVERSATIONS resulting in strategic DIRECTION to proceed & produce deliverables which always reflect OUR BRAND
AT THE END OF REVIEW
"Even if the participants vary, I know that the final direction represents the opinions of the larger group, even if they aren’t in the room "
"I leave the room with clarity around the feedback, direction, and next steps"
"I feel inspired and confident when I leave a design review "
"When I leave and feel like my original design intent has been improved and elevated "
"If I know I have the encouragement and support to take manageable risks to innovate "
"I feel like my design is contributing to the evolution of our brand and store design vision "
"No matter how many voices are in the room, the functional leader helps to filter opinions and direct me toward a solution "
"If I have follow-up questions, I can seek advice from a single voice or aligned direction that articulates and owns the vision, process and final design direction for specific functions"
" I expect that comments to remain consistent "
"The clearest direction I receive is when feedback is based on knowledge and examples of previous learnings"
"I know that everyone around the table is expressing ideas, first and foremost, that are rooted in the brand "
"If a group agrees on a direction, I expect those voices to join mine if questions arise in the future "
" When taking risks we shed the fear of what others will think or always waiting for others to weigh in "