Where do people fit into the Internet of Things?

There are now more things connected to the internet than the number of people in the world. Many of these devices are inside our home, from Bluetooth speakers to smart coffee machines and fridges. In the future, even our plates and curtains might be hooked up to the internet. The house will then resemble a lab, in which we are the studied subjects. How much alcohol do we drink? How often do we wash our hair, or cut our nails? Are we snacking more than usual? Spending longer in front of the mirror? Maybe the homes of the future will know.

Challenging designers to tackle climate change

How can designers tackle a problem as complex as climate change? That’s the question we’ve been trying to answer this year as the research partner for What Design Can Do’s Climate Action Challenge.

Intern at STBY

We’re always interested in hearing from bright, enthusiastic, creative students who want to intern with us and learn more about design research and service design as part of their studies.…

Plants, protein and plastic: sustainability in food

How do people perceive food in terms of health and sustainability? Where do they get their information about food from, and what do they do with it? And how do they perceive so-called ‘new’ proteins, derived from plants instead of animals?

What Design Can Do For The Climate

How can designers tackle a problem as complex as climate change? That was the question we were faced with when we partnered with What Design Can Do to do the research for their Climate Action Challenge,…