Designs of the Time 2009

Dott (Designs of the time) is a rolling region-by-region programme led by the Design Council, which aims to drive innovative solutions to social and economic challenges by engaging the affected communities. STBY has been selected in the panel of senior design project managers for Dott09. This is the newly announced user-led design initiative planned for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly in 2009 and 2010. Dott09 is developed as a Partnership between the Design Council and Cornwall County Council. The projects are anticipated to start in Autumn 2009.


How to not become (too) cynical

As design researchers at STBY we are dealing with lots of complex issues and data. We are diving into root causes, problem areas and, luckily, also…

Where do you live on Dollar Street?

Are you bamboozled by the daily pandemic statistics of your country? Or have you even tuned out? These numbers are designed to be super clear, and…

Beyond Human Centred Design

COVID19 has given the world the time to rest, and the opportunity for us to rethink the way we live. It has also revealed how inseparable we are with…

Let’s Talk Maps and Mapping

Interested in mapping services, ecosystems, stakeholders and beyond? Join us as we explore how other disciplines approach mapping and what we can take away as design researchers and service designers.

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.

GOOD is coming to London again!

As the founder and partner of REACH network, STBY is happy to announce that following on the success of previous related events around the world,…