Designing for Social Impact

A number of presentations this week to talk about the Japanese edition of Hidden in Plain Sight (published as “Silent Needs” un Japan).

Designing for Social Impact

A number of presentations this week to talk about the Japanese edition of Hidden in Plain Sight (published as “Silent Needs” un Japan).

Deliver

Another week in Myanmar draws to a close. Today’s studio visitor summed up what we’ve achieved here: to create a space that is truly in tune with thinking and discussion and sense making and building, time with the team, time alone on the butterfly treetop deck to reflect and that while we’re all focussed on the end goal that it does’t look or feel like work.

Deliver

Another week in Myanmar draws to a close. Today’s studio visitor summed up what we’ve achieved here: to create a space that is truly in tune with thinking and discussion and sense making and building, time with the team, time alone on the butterfly treetop deck to reflect and that while we’re all focussed on the end goal that it does’t look or feel like work.

Tags: popup studio

Morning Rituals

Morning rituals require the most attention - it’s the moment when the team are at their lowest ebb, when the reassurance of a familiar brew sets up the day just right.

Morning Rituals

Morning rituals require the most attention - it’s the moment when the team are at their lowest ebb, when the reassurance of a familiar brew sets up the day just right.

Tags: popup studio

Cartographers & Illustrators

When you need a map, hire a cartographer. Our local fixer did a good job of tracking down a cartographer-cum-illustrator in rural Myanmar to help the team on our final report.

Cartographers & Illustrators

When you need a map, hire a cartographer. Our local fixer did a good job of tracking down a cartographer-cum-illustrator in rural Myanmar to help the team on our final report.

Tags: popup studio

Muesli Against Culture Shock

A sustained healthy diet is difficult to keep to on the road, and rituals around good and drink are especially important to ground the team.

Muesli Against Culture Shock

A sustained healthy diet is difficult to keep to on the road, and rituals around good and drink are especially important to ground the team.

Tags: popup studio

Notes, Frameworks and Conversations

A few thousand notes, 15 frameworks, and lots of conversations to turn observation into insight into opportunities and recommendations.

Notes, Frameworks and Conversations

A few thousand notes, 15 frameworks, and lots of conversations to turn observation into insight into opportunities and recommendations.

Tags: popup studio

Drop-Ins

A key consideration for any popup studio is how to accommodate drop-ins in a way that is meaningful to the project and everyone on the team.

Drop-Ins

A key consideration for any popup studio is how to accommodate drop-ins in a way that is meaningful to the project and everyone on the team.

Tags: popup studio

Dawn Terrrace

Dawn terrace, this morning’s office for writing up notes. Good coffee, brisk hill station air, chanting from the local monastery wafting over and an hour before most of the house stirs.

Dawn Terrrace

Dawn terrace, this morning’s office for writing up notes. Good coffee, brisk hill station air, chanting from the local monastery wafting over and an hour before most of the house stirs.

Tags: field study

Meeting Room: Butterfly Treetop

Meeting Room: Butterfly Treetop

Meeting Room: Butterfly Treetop

Meeting Room: Butterfly Treetop

Tags: meeting room

Popup Studio

Today’s office is up in the pines. Popup studio set up includes putting in Internet, daily local village bakery, fresh fruit and vegetable deliveries.

Popup Studio

Today’s office is up in the pines. Popup studio set up includes putting in Internet, daily local village bakery, fresh fruit and vegetable deliveries.