Product Design for Non-Designers Slides by Cecile Baird

Enjoy the love story of design a digital product / business and being a product designer #womenintech As presented at Podim Conference Slovenia May 2014


 A Summary of Recent Events, Press & Speaking Gigs. Event: Product Design Guild San Francisco “Hangout” sponsored by Firestartr, Yoyo and Lyft Sept 2013 Press: Yoyo . TechCrunch . Event: Product Design Guild… Continue reading

Representing Virtual Currencies at The Europas Gathering

In Firestartr red leading The Europa’s Unconference :  Fintech and Virtual Currency session, with Claire Cockerton of Level39 and Taavet Hinrikus of Transferwise. Highlight? Well 80% of the talk was on Bitcoin ;)… Continue reading

Firestartr co-organises Pitch at Palace

I had the pleasure to attend four meetings inside the wonderful Buckingham Palace to help organise 1 wonderful pitching evening inside St James Palace, our very own Yoyo (whom I designed their prototype) wins 2 out… Continue reading


As a Firestartr, worked with Richard Muirhead to lead the Bitstamp Audit. PRESS  

Bitcoin Fight Club : Battle of the Minds AT THE 02

                    Developed Bitcoin Fight Club “Battle of the Minds” a panel discussion & pre-event to the Bitcoin Fight Night with Max Keiser at The O2 London. A… Continue reading

Images speak louder than words

Click-through for my update of the last 6 months.  

Augmented Reality

Intro to product design for non designers at Oxford Uni for GeekGirls

I gave a talk on Product Design, User Interface Design and User-Experience Design, at the Said Business School, Oxford University organized by GeekGirl, for students and future entrepreneurs. Let’s start with a visual metaphor:… Continue reading

Re-Inventing the coffee table book

I was hired to propose a digital concept to a print publisher, Tony Nourmand of Reel Art Press and owner of the largest collection of film posters in Europe, adviser to Christie’s. I use to collect… Continue reading