Design Transitions

The Design Transitions book (co-authored by Joyce Yee, Emma Jefferies and Lauren Tan) captures stories of how design practices are changing from different perspectives and context, featuring 42 stories covering 6 design disciplines and 16 countries. The book is about conversations on how design is changing.

At the Design Transitions book launch, held in London in December, there was a panel discussion with some of those included in the book: Dan Harris from Fjord, Lulu Kitololu from Asilia, Tori Flower from We are what we do, Joanna Choukier from Uscreates, Andrea Siodmok from Design Synthesis and me. This is included in full in this video:

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What is the value of service design?

 

Nile is an experience and service design company based in Edinburgh. Our Master of Design for Services students produced this short film for them. As Nile says: “this video was created for everyone in the (Service Design) community to share and use. It details some great work from service design companies working in the UK and abroad, and aims to help to communicate the value of a service design approach to business audiences.”

Understanding this value is a key objective of this year’s Service Design Global Conference that is taking place in Cardiff during 18-20 November. Organised by the Service Design Network, the conference is exploring the issue of transformation: “understanding how service design connects with all areas of an organisation service design can support transformation on a much larger scale and achieve greater impact”.

Alongside a great programme of speakers, there is a workshop programme that includes a RIP+MIX session facilitated by Hazel White and myself of Open Change and University of Dundee. Our workshop was the first to sell out, but you can find further details on RIP+MIX from our website.

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