STBY worked with Nesta, the UK's innovation charity, to create an 'explanimation' for the launch of their Inclusive Technology Prize.
How can service design bring people together? One frustration some people experience when trying to improve a service is the amount of different organisations …
STBY recently returned to Heartlands, reprising our role as inclusive design consultants at this large-scale regeneration project in Cornwall.
Paper on inclusive design facilitation for the Heartlands project. Presented by Bas at the Include conference in London (6-8 April 2009). Authors: Bas Raijmakers,…
For a consortium of public sector organisations in The Netherlands STBY is working on a user-driven innovation proces aiming to develop new remote services that support older people to live independently at home. Moving to a retirement home is not something most older people are looking forward to. Luckily nowadays, it is possible to get a lot of care and support at home. Remote services have a potential to offer people a maximum of flexibility and independence. In every stage of this project people from the target group, older people and their carers, have been involved in order make sure the team works with their perspective firmly in mind.
For the University of Amsterdam STBY facilitated a series of workshops with students, lecturers and system operators to inform the iterative development of its new Electronic Learning System (ELO).
For a consortium of organisations in The Netherlands (primary health care, housing associations and local government) STBY and Waag Society conducted a study to identify the needs among older people for new services supporting independent living at home.
STBY has been selected in the panel of senior design project managers for Designs of the Time 2009 (Dott09), the new user-led design initiative planned for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.
Our contribution to the Heartlands project inspired a group of community regeneration officers of Kerrier District Council to invite us to share our knowledge and experience on ways to involve local communities in regeneration projects.