Our publications

Here you find all our own publications about the topic of Design Thinking - among others the most recent publications of our Hasso Plattler Design Thinking reserach program (HPDTRP).

Design Thinking Live

What do a former Stanford professor, a social entrepreneur in a wheelchair, a Malaysian government official and a German show master have in common? They all have experienced a new way of thinking in the past years - and they all are excited by Design Thinking. Find out about their experiences in this book.

HPI School of Design Thinking
Publishers: Christoph Meinel, Ulrich Weinberg, Timm Krohn
272 pages
Hard back
Price 25,00 EUR

ISBN 978-3-86774-427-0

Published by Murmann Publishers GmbH, Hamburg
You can buy the book here.

Design Thinking Research - Understanding Innovation

The research results from the different DTRP projects are annually published in the Springer volume “Understanding Innovation”. The interested public gains insights into the latest scientific findings about factors of success, tools and methods of Design Thinking.

Hasso Plattner Institut
Publishers: Hasso Plattner, Christoph Meinel, Larry Leifer


d.confestival - the book

The first event of its kind for Design Thinking worldwide, the “d.confestival“ 2012 was the destination for multidisciplinary thinkers to collaboratively impact the future of Design Thinking in the fields of management, learning and research. On a 3-day journey, 677 participants, 143 speakers and 59 volunteers from 31 nations and 355 companies developed innovative ideas, concepts and user-centered creative processes as the raw material for the competitive advantage of tomorrow; together with Design Thinkers, innovators and creative pioneers like Hasso Plattner, David Kelley and Oliviero Toscani among others.

Read d.confestival - the book on issue.


Design Thinking - Innovation lernen - Ideenwelten öffnen

"We must strive to improve our understanding of innovation processes in order to bring better solutions to society more quickly." Hasso Plattner

HPI School of Design Thinking
Publishers: Hasso Plattner, Christoph Meinel, Ulrich Weinberg
Hard cover
240 pages
Price: 49,90 EUR

Published by mi-Wirtschaftsbuch, München 2009

ISBN-10: 3868800131 
ISBN-13: 978-3868800135