Service Design at Oxford

Designing for Services in Science and Technology-Based Enterprises was an interdisciplinary research project initiated by Saïd Business School (SBS) at the University of Oxford. This one-year study (2006-2007) explored how …

Think Again

Jim Rokos project ‘Mind – plan’ won the RSA Design Directions 2008 award for the category ‘Think Again’. Mind-plan is a tool to help with the recovery from severe mental …

Social Innovation

Check out this video…(via Andy Gibson) it made me smile. I often think about the amount of time I spend on my laptop: blogging, reading, skyping, emailing, flickring… although I …

Snow is falling

There is snow on the ground and the sky is clear blue; a beautiful crisp winter day to celebrate my mums birthday! Happy Birthday Mum…. I spent the rest of …

Livework do mortgages

Live|work Directors, Ben Reason & Chris Downs apply Service Thinking to the credit crunch and financial services. “Services adapt and change to meet the changing needs of customers. The future …

Everything is connected

Our class spent this morning with sustainability expert Hamid Van Koten, director of Design History, Theory and Practice at Dundee University. We covered very interesting topics such as the reality …