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Can design save the world?
Design

Can design save the world?

By Angus Montgomery Can design save the world? This was the question posed by the organisers of the Made North conference at the inaugural Sheffield…
7 July 2014Angus Montgomery
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This Government On Wheels Brings City Services To The People
Design

This Government On Wheels Brings City Services To The People

This article was originally published here. The idea of putting good food on wheels has certainly caught on over the last few years. And now, along…
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18 June 2014Jessica Nazzari
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Labs for System Change: Event Report
Design

Labs for System Change: Event Report

The Labs for System Change report is our humble attempt to capture the overwhelming richness of the conversations that took place both within the co…
26 May 2014MaRs
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Designing a Social Innovation Exchange for India
Collaboration

Designing a Social Innovation Exchange for India

by Ipsita Mitra from Design Public Design Public is a series of conversations about design and innovation in the public interest. The Social Innovat…
17 March 2014Ipsita Mitra
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MASS Design: Beyond the building
Design

MASS Design: Beyond the building

MASS Design Group began in 2008 during the design and building of the Butaro District Hospital in Rwanda; a project of Partners In Health and the Rw…
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16 February 2014MASS Design Group
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Understanding social and public labs
Capacity Building

Understanding social and public labs

This article was originally writted by Geoff Mulgan on the Nesta website.I've written a paper looking at the various social and public labs I’ve c…
12 February 2014Geoff Mulgan
SIX Global Council
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Design in Public and Social Innovation
Design

Design in Public and Social Innovation

What’s going right and what’s going wrong? Is design a key to more efficient and effective public services, or a costly luxury, good for confere…
8 January 2014Geoff Mulgan at Nesta
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From engaging to empowering people, a set of co-design experiments with a service design perspective
Citizen Participation

From engaging to empowering people, a set of co-design experiments with a service design perspective

This Social Frontier report was originally published by Nesta.Local communities in cities, confronted with a lack of services inside a city, are see…
16 December 2013Daria Cantù and Daniela Selloni
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Collaborative services in informal settlements. A social innovation case in a pacified favela in Rio de Janeiro
Collaboration

Collaborative services in informal settlements. A social innovation case in a pacified favela in Rio de Janeiro

This Social Frontier paper was originally published by Nesta.Informal settlements are complex social ecosystems, characterized by their lack of basi…
16 December 2013Carla Cipolla, Patricia Melo, and Ezio Manzini
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Design for the Ingenuity of Ageing: New Roles of Designers in Democratic Innovation
Ageing

Design for the Ingenuity of Ageing: New Roles of Designers in Democratic Innovation

This Social Frontier paper was originally published by Nesta.Can designers change inherent ageism through the engagement of older people in the desi…
16 December 2013Yanki Lee, Denny Ho, and Albert Tsang
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