The School of Design, Glasgow School of Art, have launched a new Design Glossary to “help both students and design practitioners navigate the increasingly complex vocabulary, diverse practices, approaches and disciplines that constitute design education and the design professions today.” The glossary was researched, collated and part-authored by myself, the experience of which [...]
I was fortunate enough to have spent my weekend at the Global Service Jam organised in Glasgow by the excellent Snook, a service design company aimed at transforming people and services in the public sector. The event brought people of various professional backgrounds together to share and grow ideas for services over [...]
I attended the Herald Society Awards and Idea Exchange 2011 at the Radisson back in November of last year with a view to absorb the great initiative, heart and drive in the work that many people around Scotland are doing now to tackle social issues. I was also there to represent what [...]
Mr Cameron, it’s time to get the designers in.
An article in the Guardian with the above title has called for the introduction of designers in the strategic development of policy within Government citing the influence of Sitra, the innovation fund in Finland. Justin McGuirk provides a good sell for Strategic [...]
At Buro DesignThinking we believe that great things happen when great minds get a chance to meet and collaborate, this is as true for ideas, design process as well as collaborations in a rapidly changing marketplace. Sometimes this can be accommodated for digitally, but there is still a lot [...]
PUBLIC REALM SERVICE DESIGN
How could design thinking make a National conference & concert complex more engaging before & after major events? Mid May2011 we make our pitch.