Design is the new language of business and it’s potential to drive significant change has never been more exciting, powerful and relevant. That’s why you simply HAVE to watch this documentary: Design Disruptors. 

In Design Disruptors, a documentary by InVision and directed by Catalyst, you’ll meet top designers at the world’s smartest companies. We were granted privileged access to ALL of the transcripts from the film research. (Lucky brats, yes?) You cannot imagine the extraordinary information these pioneers share! In the latest Trends Issue, we have compiled our favourite quotes and most poignant insights.

You will hear from:

Design Disruptors | ELLE Decoration South Africa

Design Disruptors | ELLE Decoration South Africa

Design Disruptors

The documentary itself features 15 industry-disrupting companies, valued at more than $1 trillion combined, and the common link powering them: a fierce focus on customer-centric product design. The film provides an exclusive look into the processesperspectives, and approaches of the product design and user experience (UX) leaders at the world’s foremost technology companies, including Airbnb, Coursera, Dropbox, Etsy, Eventbrite, Evernote, Facebook, Google Ventures, HubSpot, MailChimp, Netflix, Pinterest, Salesforce, Spotify, Twitter, Xero, Zendesk, and more.

Design Disruptors was borne out of InVision CEO Clark Valberg’s desire to

go deeper into the “how” and “why” behind the seismic design-driven shift taking place in industries and organizations worldwide.

As he spoke with the individuals behind companies like Etsy, Facebook, Instagram and Uber, a pattern emerged, one bigger than InVision, design tools or workflow processes. It revealed the transformative power of design, and an undeniable truth: design has emerged as the very currency of business today.

Design Disruptors | ELLE Decoration South Africa

Design Disruptors | ELLE Decoration South Africa

It’s time for you to meet the Design Disruptors. Press PLAY and prepare to be blown away.

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More about the very rad people behind the documentary:

InVision is the world’s most powerful product design platform. With InVision, cross disciplinary teams come together to design, prototype, iterate, manage and test web and mobile products in one central location, all without a single line of code. Founded in 2011 and headquartered in New York City, but with a fully remote, distributed team of more than 160, InVision helps more than one million designers at companies like Adobe, IBM, Salesforce and Twitter unlock the power of design-driven product development.

Catalyst is a a video production company, but their videos speak much louder than that. They use a pragmatic approach to production to bring each message to life in a unique way. They help their clients to authentically connect with their fans, providing just the right amount of ingenuity and elbow grease to make ideas stick.



All portraits shot by Peter Prato. 
All images courtesy of  Design Disruptors. 


You have to admit, that sounds pretty intriguing no? To find out more of what is in the Trends issue, see here.