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

The future is here – Wearable technology

STBY was commissioned by an international technology company to take a closer look into how people use current wearable technologies, in order to identify opportunities to deliver improved, differentiated, innovative and meaningful experiences in the future.
Themes

International Reach

Through working on projects with an international scope for over a decade, we understand the importance of balancing efficiency and elegance with flexibility …

Thoughts

The Subspecies of Design Researcher

As a design research agency, STBY has worked with design researchers of many shapes and sizes. While the role of ‘design researcher’ becomes more common and recognised as a formal position in many different types of organisations, it’s worth reflecting on how we all work and the unique skills and attitudes needed in different settings.