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Presenting Engaging Design Projects at Goldsmiths

We’ve been working with the latest cohort of Goldsmiths’ MA Design students on their current term project, ‘Engaging Design.’ The design research brief asks students to engage with a Public …

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DIY toolkit – 1 year old

The DIY toolkit we created with Nesta and Quicksand last year has just passed its first birthday. And what a year it was! Since its launch the website has had …

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Innovation Accelerator launched!

We are proud to announce that the Innovation Accelerator toolkit aimed at teachers in primary, secondary and vocational education has just been launched.

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Change in the public sector: Discussing European practices

STBY was invited by La 27e Region, the French national Laboratory for public transformations, to present at the opening of “Superpublic” – an exciting space in the center of Paris …

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Exchange about state of the art service innovation

We were honoured to welcome a delegation of Japanese business visitors to our office in Amsterdam. They were interested to learn more about our pioneering work as design researchers for …

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Quicksand Celebrates 10 Years

Our REACH partners Quicksand are celebrating their 10 year anniversary, and we wanted to congratulate them on these years of remarkable design research work and innovative projects. Their projects, such …

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Apogee Hosts UXHK 2015

Apogee, our partner in the REACH network for Global Design Reserach, recently hosted their annual User Experience Hong Kong Event (UXHK). Through presentations, discussions, and workshops, the event aims to …

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Well, Well, Well….CRISP magazine Issue 4

The fourth edition of the CRISP Magazine on Well-being was launched at the Design and Emotion Conference in Bogota, Columbia and presented at CRISP Design Review Session in the Dutch …

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Learning by Doing workshop at STBY

Recently STBY hosted an intimate DIY session with innovation professionals from different sectors, as a brief introduction to the DIY Toolkit. The hands-on workshop served as an introduction to the …

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Belonging & Belongings workbook

This summer, we’ve been working to complete a final book that compiles our research activities and materials from the Belonging & Belongings research programme, from 2007 to 2011. These essays …