Great design starts with empathy
Jason Nam • TEDxYouth@ISPrague
Design is all around us but what makes great design? In the design process, empathy is a crucial step to understand the needs of others for creating better solutions. Jason is the Director of Design Disco, a nonprofit organization aiming to make design education more accessible to people of all ages. With a team of volunteer staff, Jason has hosted and led numerous workshops, panels, trips, and public events all over the world to help people discover the relevance of design in their lives. Jason studied at the Virginia Tech School of Architecture+Design and received his Bachelor’s degree at the Architectural Institute of Prague. For 3 years, Jason led the design program at the Visual Arts Department of Riverside School in Prague and is currently pursuing a Master's degree at the Coop Design Research in Anhalt University of Applied Sciences and Bauhaus Dessau Foundation.