BizTimes cover story: Design Thinking can change your company

    John Caruso has been inspired by elements of design since his earliest days of childhood. Caruso, associate professor of industrial design at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design (MIAD), grew up in a Midwestern household bustling with creativity ignited by a full-time mother, whom he remembers as a frustrated fashion designer.

    “Drawing, thinking, making – she would do this all day long, and (my siblings and I) would watch her, and we would do this,” Caruso said. “And this has basically been my life – drawing, seeing, thinking and making. And that’s exactly what we teach and what I teach at MIAD.”

    Caruso has become a nationally renowned expert on design thinking.

    Read more in the new issue of BizTimes Milwaukee.

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