Design Research for Service Innovation

Our creative research projects connect organisations with the lives and experiences of their customers. This helps our clients to innovate their service offering, making it more valuable for both their customers and their business. Our projects generate rich, visually illustrated and engaging materials, that bring real people into the heart of service innovation processes.

Services

Strategic Pilots

Design research offers organisations an experimental, open approach to strategy development. A pilot project is an effective way to start figuring out what an …

Projects

Probing Collectives of Users

Many organisations are developing services for collectives of users, such as teams, families, communities, and organisations. Think Spotify, Facebook, Microsoft, Google, 1Password, Slack etc..
Themes

Embedded Innovation

As organisations work toward cultivating work environments that foster collaborative creation, we have encouraged research insights to be shared beyond product…

Thoughts

Combining digital and physical diary methods

Recently we carried out a study with a mix of three of the most used and recognised qualitative methods: a diary study,  in-depth interviews, and co-creation workshops.…

Publications

This is Service Design Thinking

STBY was asked to edit the tools section of this first comprehensive book on the practice of Service Design. The initiators of the book, Marc Stickdorn and Jakob Schneider,…