Welcome!

My name is Kelsye, and I am a strategic designer working at the intersection of community, creativity, and change. Building on my experience in graphic design and communications, as well as my studies in nonprofit management and organizational development, I use a creative, cross-disciplinary design lens to address challenges within communities and organizations.

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Ideas

Efficient Innovation: An oxymoron?
Is it possible to be efficient and productive when it comes to innovation and creativity? What is the ROI of free time to play?
Photo from Pillsbury House Theatre's Town Hall Discussion during THE ROAD WEEPS, THE WELL RUNS DRY
Performance as a Means to Imagine Better Futures
Speculative design and the performing arts: how storytelling and imagination can help us to ask, "what if...?", inviting dialogue and discussion.
Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Center in Reykjavik; photo by Kelsye A. Gould, 2015.
Open Sourcing Wicked Problems
Could the collective power behind the open source process be a viable option for untangling some of our world’s most confounding challenges?

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