Events

We regularly organize and host events at Fresh Tilled Soil about all things relating to creating digital products. Topics cover design, technology, and entrepreneurship. Sharing our space with you, the professional product and creative community, brings new vitality, perspective, and inspiration to our work.

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Innovation Strategies

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  • Clock Icon6:00PM – 8:30PM (EDT)
  • Location IconFresh Tilled Soil, 480 Pleasant Street, Suite A410 Watertown, MA 02472

How do we ideate for innovation? We will be providing a case study before this event to allow you to come with ideas and concepts ready for discussion and this event will try to answer that question. The techniques reviewed can be utilized many ways and if you’re a designer at a large company, or the CEO of a new Start-up, you will find this information relevant and useful. This event will be lead by our Chief Design Strategist C. Todd Lombardo.… More details

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Refresh Boston: Brutalist Web Design isn’t that brutal

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  • Clock Icon6:00PM – 9:00PM (EDT)
  • Location IconJana, 101 Arch Street, 9th Floor Boston, MA 02110

Cole Townsend, designer at thoughtbot will be presenting “Brutalist Web Design isn’t that brutal”

Brutalism is an architectural style that took off in the ’50s. The phrase, coined by Le Corbusier, comes from the French phrase béton brut, meaning raw concrete. This ugly-but-lovable style was popular for decades. You’ll often see the brutalist style in government built structures. The Boston City Hall is a prime example. How is the Boston City Hall architecture at all related to “brutalist” web design? The raw, purposefully abrasive style has crept into portfolios, micro sites, and even Bloomberg News. This talk will focus on identifying the similarities between web and architecture, two forms of art craft, and identify trends of action and reaction in web design.… More details

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MOBX – Mobile UX Summit

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  • Clock Icon9:00AM – 5:00PM (CEST)
  • Location IconKino International, Karl-Marx-Allee 33 10178 Berlin

C.Todd Lombardo is heading to Berlin to give a presentation at MOBX: Europe’s premier annual conference for Mobile User Experience.… More details

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Forge Conference

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  • Clock Icon9:00AM (EDT)
  • Location IconUniversity of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology 3260 South Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

Chief Design Strategist, C. Todd Lombardo, will be speaking at Philadelphia’s premier UX and product design conference.… More details

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O’Reilly on the Road with Authors from Design Sprint and Lean UX

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  • Clock Icon6:00PM – 9:00PM (EDT)
  • Location IconO'Reilly Media - 2 Avenue de Lafayette 6th floor, Boston, MA 02111

O’Reilly is on the road and coming to a city near you. On October 13th Design Sprint & Lean UX authors will be sharing tactical experiences, case studies, and best practices.

Join us to meet, learn, and share ideas with O’Reilly authors. Network with fellow members of the design community, and score some O’Reilly Design books and swag over drinks and snacks in our Boston office.

Speakers:

C Todd Lombardo, author, Design Sprint: A Practical Guidebook for Building Great Digital Products

Jeff Gothelf & Josh Seiden, coauthors, Lean UX: Applying Lean Principles to Improve User Experience More details

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O’Reilly Design Training

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  • Location IconSan Francisco, CA

Chief Design Strategist C. Todd Lombardo will be involved with O’Reilly’s Design Training event. More details on time, venue, and how to attend will be announced as the event gets closer.

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Fresh Tilled Soil at UConn School of Business

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  • Location IconUniversity of Connecticut School of Business in Storrs, CT

C. Todd Lombardo will be teaching a workshop in the evening of November 3rd. Check back for more details as the event gets closer.

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