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Intro


Wishful Thinking helps teams understand their users, find inspiration, and figure out what to do next.

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Intro


Wishful Thinking helps teams understand their users, find inspiration, and figure out what to do next.

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guide


We guide teams through customized hands-on workshops to arrive at new outcomes...

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guide


We guide teams through customized hands-on workshops to arrive at new outcomes...

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Business usual


Clear visions & strategies

Engaging experiences

Products that please

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Business usual


Clear visions & strategies

Engaging experiences

Products that please

IT'S NOT BUSINESS AS USUAL

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OUR Process


Never linear. Always loopy.

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OUR Process


Never linear. Always loopy.

define the challenge
know users
gather inspiration
frame opportunities
explore ideas
prototype concepts

...then invite user feedback

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Workshops


What's the experience?

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Workshops


What's the experience?

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About


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About


HERE'S WHAT THEY SAY:

If we did it on our own it would be business as usual. With Wishful Thinking, we see things in a new way.
Their process is agile, it’s what we need, when we need it. And we own the work.
Consistent energy and clear outcomes.
Their physical tactile activities get us out of our heads.

WHO WE ARE


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SARI GLUCKIN
WISHFUL THINKER


Connection Maker & Innovation Strategist.


Loves simple processes, open questions.


MA Art History
(New York University)

MBA (Columbia University)

Masters of Design Methods (Institute of Design, IIT)

Adjunct Professor, IIT

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SUSAN STIRLING
DESIGN RESEARCHER


Insight Gatherer. Curious about contexts & users. 


Loves teaching design to non-designers.


Masters of Design Methods (Institute of Design, IIT)

Adjunct Professor, UIC

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TARA LANE
GENERATIVE GENIUS


Baker, Maker,
Sculptor.


Loves flavor, form, delightful twists.


Le Cordon Bleu

MA Sculpture (SAIC)

Masters of Design Methods (Institute of Design, IIT)

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SUNSHINE
BENBELKACEM
 
GRAPHIC FACILITATOR

Mapper, Model Maker,
Illustrator.


Loves when marker meets paper.


BA English Literature, International Studies & Political Science
(University of Dubuque)

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MARSHALL GOLDMAN
STORYTELLER


Writer &
Conceptualist.


Loves an elegant turn of phrase.


MA English & Creative Writing (University of Washington)

Adjunct Professor,
DePaul University