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The Museum as a Catalyst

Cultural institutions and ‘mission-led innovation’

Author: Justin McGuirk

Redefining the problems, reframing the questions

Ahead of the opening of the exhibition Design Researchers in Residence: Islands at the Design Museum later this month, we’re sharing a preview of the accompanying exhibition catalogue. The following
Cher Potter

‘Games are well suited for tackling complex problems’

Game Changing, a Design Accelerator led by Swansea University, explores the potential of co-designing games for increasing understanding of climate change.
Leilah Hirson-Comley

Adapting Together

Adapting Together, last week’s symposium organised by Future Observatory and ImaginationLancaster, set out to consider how designers can create and support participation in climate action.
Author: George Kafka

Questions of Scale: Reflecting on our first symposium

“The first question any design researcher with an innovative idea encounters is, how do you scale that up?”