Category Archives: Collaborative consumption


We are take a break from organising Social Design Talks while we pursue other projects. But don’t go away! One of these projects is ProtoPublics. Otherwise called Developing participation in social design: Prototyping projects, programmes and policies, thisĀ is a project … Continue reading

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Talk 10 Designing for Sharing: Report and Reflections

Design for sharing is an enormous, but fascinating challenge. A number of start-ups and initiatives have appeared recently that facilitate peer-to-peer exchange systems. These promote swapping, sharing, bartering, trading and renting over individual ownership. They would include Freecycle, Zopa, Ecomodo … Continue reading

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