In the design thinkers toolbox, the matrix grid is a graphical support to structure, organize and connect concepts for more clarity, new insights and better execution.
Grids bring clarity in designs
Grids keep content organized
Grids make it easier and faster to collaborate
Grids lead to consistent layouts
Grids make it easier to scale blueprints
Grids helps to get to the essence of things
Grids help to make the connections between things
Grids are highly flexible
Grids allows for white spaces
Grids are made of modular building blocks
Breaking down a concept in a one-dimensional structure
Leveraging a matrix to make connections between concepts
Using a matrix-in-a-matrix to connect and break down more than one concept at a time
Grid within a grid
Follow bold, clean and lean principles to ensure design quality
Collaborate with team members.
Spend time framing the problem.
Clearly identify the dimensions.
Follow the MECE principle.
Reduce the number of nodes.
Get to the essence of things.
Know where the highest potential lies.
Use consistent language.