Category Archives: Methods


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, this is a project … Continue reading

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Social Design Talk 16: Designing social design toolkits

Date  Monday 7 April 1830 Location  Seminar room E002, Central Saint Martins, London Speakers: Geke van Dijk (STBY), Ayush Chauhan (Quicksand – via skype from Delhi) and Theo Keane (NESTA) Respondent: Ezio Manzini (DESIS) This Social Design Talk is jointly organized with the UAL … Continue reading

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Carrie Bishop/ Futuregov – report

In the second in the Social Design Talks series, Carrie Bishop of Futuregov discussed how to work within the constraints and realities of local government, and make change happen anyway. Futuregov, a digital consultancy, works almost exclusively with local government, … Continue reading

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