What we're about

”Empower your talents and unleash your entrepreneurial mind”

Become a leading changemaker—and enable your enterprise to succeed in a disruptive market—when you will certify as Dutch Design.Thinker. Aside from benefiting enterprises themselves, design thinking will play a valuable role in society and it could be the answer to future problems we know are coming.

The approach of STUDIO.WHY helps to produce great changemakers, who always embrace organizational changes with warm hearts and lead others to the way of Design Thinking.

Develop your creative potential. Discover opportunities before solutions. Empathize. Imagine. Experiment. Test. Fail. Create. Disrupt.

This professional Track is designed for people who want to learn and experience more about Dutch Design Thinking. In 5-days you will take a deep dive into a case study. You will find out how to empathize with end-users, find deeper needs and insights and learn how to create and embrace new ideas, perspectives, and solutions to tackle local challenges.

This design thinking track is a high energy, intensive training, combining hands-on learning with personal coaching. The purpose of this track is to equip you with powerful design tools and methods that enable you to reach your professional and personal goals.
“It’s not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change!” - Darwin


Know what uncertainties impact today’s business and their consequences. Become familiar with the characteristics of an innovation mindset and the shift towards a more human-driven model.

This 5 days of practically structured Design thinking training make you ready to implement right from day one after the training. Think of opportunities as;

A fresh start for a new career with personal coaching from our trainers afterwards
Start with STUDIO.WHY a design.school in India
Become a facilitator in our trainings for future projects
Ability to start your own business or work as consultant
New options for jobs as an innovation consultant in all kind of sectors
Mindset is everything, you will be the front-runner


Learn design thinking, a process for creative problem solving.
Dutch Design..Deltas based on methodology of Stanford University
DAY 2 - EXPLORE Customer

Inspire new thinking by discovering what people really need.
Empathy Canvas - Interview techniques – Persona’s


Push past the obvious to get to breakthrough solutions.
Lateral thinking – Concepting - Bono Thinking Hats


Build rough prototypes to learn how to make ideas better.
LEGO® Serious Play - LEAN Start-Up – Prototyping

DAY 5 - PITCH (Hotel stay is organized for all the partcipants)

Tell a story to inspire others toward action. (Camp around the bonfire)
Experimenting - Business Model Canvas – Pitch

Graphic: Dutch Design.Deltas Methodology


Practice of Design Thinking process, tools & techniques
Creative & confidence build
Mastering to create customer-centric solutions
Multidisciplinary team experiences
Presentation skills
Empowerment of personal identity
Reflective practice as a continuing learning process
Networking skills
A common platform for all the participants to share their knowledge
A certificate from Dutch design.school to participants who successfully complete the track


The trainers - Our trainers are experts, people who have been there and done that. They not only encourage questioning but also give solutions that are practical and applicable at all levels.
The Practice - We provide an actual cluster for hands-on practicing. A study shows, learning by doing is 7x more effective than reading, and 15x than simply listening.
The Curriculum - Created by experts to equip attendees to hit the ground running. Our interactive sessions along with the curated curriculum make starting a project at work or attending an interview or just upscaling your career a cake walk.
A maximum of 20 participants are accepted to this Track. You don't need any knowledge about design thinking to apply. We only expect you to be young at mind. We look for future changemakers. People that want to make a difference. Critical and curious people with an entrepreneurial drive. The result: work with like-minded people.


Our Design Thinking track is a unique opportunity for you to learn the principles and practices of Design Thinking from a professional team of internationally recognized coaches from STUDIO.WHY.

We trained almost all the top companies like Microsoft, SAP, Konica Minolta, Unilever and WarChild as well as new start-ups. to turn professionals into design thinkers that innovate in business.

Most rated Design thinking trainings in the Netherlands with 4.7 Google Review Rating.

For more information about STUDIO.WHY check the website or find more details about the trainers below.


*the specified trainers can still change. But well experienced. STUDIO.WHY delivers a diverse range of trainings and innovation talent development programs to 2000+ individuals in the span of 5 years.
Rex Bierlaegh – Innovation Lead

The expert in ideation. Has a wealth of knowledge across the innovation process, with a strong strategic business mindset as well and good ability to activate people to be creative from different disciplines.

Mariëtte Huizinga - Innovation Lead

Takes on several perspectives and graps the context quick. Has a very hands-on approach towards human-centered design. It’s her drive to equip everyone to apply design thinking as a tool of empowerment and change.

Lindsy Szilvasi –Program Lead Dutch Design. School + exGoogler

Design thinking coach with a passion for innovation education programs and innovation spaces. Program lead for the Dutch Design.School. Always on the look-out for new goals and improvements. Driven to educate others to generate wild ideas.

“ I found the training, active, inspiring, fun, intensive and useful. The training has opened my eyes! "
- Participant of fast trainings track with Ministry of Defence

“ Challenge yourself and tackle the challenges of tomorrow. ”
- Laura Joosse - Fall track participant Dutch Design.School

“ I learned more during this course than during the last two years in all other courses combined. I rate this course with a “10”! ”
- Participant d.Learning Fast Track - december 2017”

“ The training taught us how to explore our customers’ requests and translate them into real insights. Finally it enabled us to create a useful solution for them! “
- Aafke -Program Manager in Business Consultancy

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It’s not about innovations. It’s about innovators!

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