Apples for the Mind

I have spent this afternoon exploring a fantastic project called Mindapples. “Mindapples is a social movement to promote individual self-management of mental wellbeing. The original “5-a-day” campaign encouraged people to …

Amsterdam Adventure

I am off to Amsterdam this morning for the Service Design Conference! Really looking forward to being back in the wonderful city and meeting DesignThinkers again! Be back in a …

Engine and the local government

“Kent County Council and Engine Service Design have been supporting teams of innovators across the county in using new tools and techniques to deliver better services. Local Government Channel explores …

Sketching Thinking

“Design Thinking can be understood as a series of overlapping and interconnected principles that revolve around a unified concept of holistic thought and action.” A fascinating collection of sketches and …

Chapter 2

Yesterday I spent the day at Glasgow School of Art. I met lots of new interesting people and was in the midst of the exciting second stage of the Real …

The Wow Factor

“Drawing on his background in Whitehall and local government, the chair of Design Council, Sir Michael Bichard, tells Jane Dudman that well designed public services can tackle some of society’s …