Tag: Design in society

  • Incubating Civic Leadership

    Incubating Civic Leadership

    Much of the research we do at the Design Group is driven by a sense of care for people, our places and the planet, and an aspiration to use design to enthuse and empower people to create better futures. We often focus on the struggles but also creativity of everyday people, especially those that are […]

  • ‘It’s OK, to want to be ordinary…’

    ‘It’s OK, to want to be ordinary…’

    Recently one of my colleagues, for the purposes of this blog let’s call her Helen, is nearing two notable landmarks in her life. One is her fortieth birthday and the second is her final ophthalmic consultation to register her as blind. For most of her life, Helen has been visually impaired, but she then became […]