Empathic Conversations

In this article, we explore our approach to enabling empathic conversations in our design research, between researchers and participants and among the wider client…

Pushing the Boundaries

The following is an excerpt from our forthcoming publication Viewfinders: Thoughts on Visual Design Research (2016).

Visual design research is relatively young,…

STBY nominated for the Rotterdam Design prize!

On saturday the 16th of November the exhibition for the "Rotterdam Design Prize" opened with a special event in the Boijmans van Beuningen museum. The exhibition shows the most important and most innovative developments in design over the past two years, nominated by five scouts.

DIY Toolkit

Initiated by Nesta and made possible by The Rockefeller Foundation, STBY and Quicksand have edited and designed the DIY Toolkit. DIY stands for ’Development Impact and You’. The toolkit is primarily meant for practitioners in international development.....

Service Design Workout 6

The latest edition of the Service Design Work Out in Utrecht addressed the theme of ’Health Care’, or more specifically: 'what can service design do to help improving care services in hospitals?’.

Video Tutorials for the DIYToolkit

A few weeks ago the DIY Toolkit was launched. Since then STBY is working together with Nesta on an additional set of video tutorials for the DIYToolkit to make the learning about the use of the tools even more easier and engaging.