Design Grammars for Health and Care

Health and wellbeing are properties of social-ecological systems – so how you design in those?

Posted in Handouts & Lists, most read | Leave a comment

Twelve Service Design Resources

Books, networks, blogs, tools, events – and a wiki

Posted in Handouts & Lists | 1 Response

Design and Energy: Thirteen Great Writers

Including a physicist, a mathematician, an actuary, an ecologist, a stoic, and a Druid.

Posted in Handouts & Lists, most read | Leave a comment

100 Locally Needed Skills

From fish smokers to button makers – there’s so much to do.

Posted in Handouts & Lists | Leave a comment

The Five Skills Of A Resilience Impresario

How to develop a shared vision among multiple stakeholders – and the other capabilities we need.

Posted in Handouts & Lists | Leave a comment

Design for Good: Eight Rules of Engagement

So you want to do good? Here’s how to avoid the sloppy assumptions that can underly ‘design for development’.

Posted in development & design, Handouts & Lists, most read | Leave a comment

Eight Commons Design Principles


Rules that would prevent us from over-harvesting the Commons.

Posted in Handouts & Lists | Leave a comment

12 Principles Guiding An Holistic, True Cost, Economy

When and how to choose between ownership, stewardship, and partnership.

Posted in Handouts & Lists | Leave a comment

The Dementia Care Economy

Yesterday’s G8 Dementia Summit made much of the fact that millions will now be spent in a race to identify a cure or a ‘disease-modifying therapy’ for dementia.  The likely outcome will be the creation of a Dementia Industrial Complex – and the mass production of un-met expectations.A better way for nation states to spend money […]

Posted in care & health, most read, social innovation & design | Leave a comment