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We make ideas come true.


We make ideas come true.


Design and research for business and product development.






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We make ideas come true.


We make ideas come true.


Design and research for business and product development.






 

Just start.

All ideas want to be great ideas. And big ideas like to be bold. Few make it.
And then some ideas change everything we know about the world.

We practice human-centered design principles to research and test every hypothesis.
Not to prove that we’re right, but to discover the reasons why we’re wrong and iterate.

 
 
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For Start-ups

Design systems to build your brand, test your products, and develop better user experiences.

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For Brands

Research to explore new channels, emerging technologies, and connections with customers.

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For Teams

Workshops to discover the creative confidence your people need to explore bold ideas.

 
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Featured Work


Featured Work


Design is a lab.

You need to have lots of ideas to find a really great idea. The value of design lies in everything between a great idea and the human with a problem at the other end of the experience.

CREATE.io  Motion graphics

CREATE.io
Motion graphics

TEDx  Motion graphics

TEDx
Motion graphics

CAPSTONE  UX/UI

CAPSTONE
UX/UI

DC HEALTH LINK  Design research, UX/UI

DC HEALTH LINK
Design research, UX/UI

OVERACHIEVER MEDIA  Brand identity, Motion graphics

OVERACHIEVER MEDIA
Brand identity, Motion graphics

MOTIONLABS.CO  Brand strategy

MOTIONLABS.CO
Brand strategy

LINKPAD  Design research, UX/UI

LINKPAD
Design research, UX/UI

AOL: GATHR  Brand strategy, UX/UI

AOL: GATHR
Brand strategy, UX/UI

DISCOVER MUSIC  Mobile, UX/UI

DISCOVER MUSIC
Mobile, UX/UI


View more of our work on these sites:
 

 
 
 
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Creativity


Creativity


Design is compassion.

 

It's a practice for understanding human behaviors, desires, and values to help people solve problems.

Nic DiPalma at TEDx Lewisburg (2014)


Other speaking events include:

Designing Your Identity

June 2016/2017

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One Metric That Matters

December 2014
 

Developing a Lean Brand Strategy

June 2013
 

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Commencement Address

June 2012
 

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Opportunity


Opportunity


Design your future.

We've worked with start-ups and non-profits, foundations and think-tanks, global brands and government agencies - each with a unique story to share with the world. We'll help you discover the best creative strategies to meet your needs today and prepare you for the opportunities of tomorrow.

Our client and project history includes:


Nic brings abundant experience, skill, humor, patience, and thoughtfulness to everything he does. He is the ultimate team player - his outgoing nature and ability to make new people feel at ease created one of the tightest-knit teams I’ve ever worked on, in record time.
— Andrew Evans, Co-Founder, Bizzy Labs