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.

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Services

Design Documentaries

STBY has developed a unique method to explore and communicate the elusive, inconsistent fabric of everyday life by using video and engaging in a dialogue with the participants in a research.
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Projects

What makes a home?

This is the question IKEA and its designers feel they must continually seek an answer to, if they are to succeed in their ambition “to create a better everyday life for the many”. And this question…
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Themes

Networked Devices

Incorporating ecosystems of smart devices into a project means acknowledging that almost no device now exists in isolation. To really understand how smart devices (e.g. a smart phone, a bank…
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Thoughts

Design and the city: tabletop prototyping

In a workshop at the ‘Design and the City’ conference, participants focused on solving the problem of bicycle parking in the city. Bike parking in Amsterdam is now a tough problem. There’s…