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

Deep Dive Ethnography

Deep dive ethnography is a way of using structured interactions to gain empathic insights about the people you’re designing for, often while sharing their experiences in their own setting.…
Projects

Improving bicycle parking at train stations

Bicycle parking at train stations in big cities is an increasing problem in the Netherlands. A lot of travellers park their bikes along the streets and footpaths around the train station. In many…
Themes

Agile Collaborations

Many of the results we achieve with our work are only possible when working in an open and responsive way. Over the past few years we’ve developed an approach that facilitates agile collaboration…
Thoughts

Lead… and let go

In our projects we often help clients to innovate by doing design research together. This usually includes qualitative research and co-creation sessions, in which we aim to involve people from…
Publications

Routledge Companion to Design Research

STBY was invited to contribute a chapter to the book 'Routledge Companion to Design Research', edited by Professor Paul Rodgers and Dr. Joyce Yee for Routledge, Taylor and Francis.....