On February 15, Olay Tuğba Deniz, who graduated from the Department of Tourism and Hotel Management in the year 2000, gave a seminar on the topic of “design thinking” as part of the THM420 Seminars on the Tourism Industry course. Ms. Deniz is the founder of the company Art Design Dream.
In her talk, Ms. Deniz emphasized the importance of empathy in designing innovative products and solutions. As part of her presentation, she encouraged the audience to work in teams to design a wallet in accordance with the needs of the members by thinking outside the box. By demonstrating how interpersonal relations and understanding may be fostered among team members, Ms. Deniz reinforced her point that human-centered design is the key to developing the right solutions.