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Our blog features thoughts, resources and inspiration for those seeking to make a positive impact through design.


The stars that guide the sailboat

Posted: 11 June 2021 by Alastair Lee

Picture the scene. There’s a Miro board, with a sketchy picture on it. It features a sailboat on the ocean, an anchor dragging along the seabed,…

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What we mean by 'better'

Posted: 2 June 2021 by Alastair Lee

We think of ‘better’ from four different perspectives. We want to make things: Better for clients Better for users Better for society Better…

People over process

Posted: 2 July 2020 by Alastair Lee

User-centred design, agile development, design thinking, scrum, kanban, journey mapping and all the rest. We are as guilty of using these words…

Bamboo forest

From me, to we

Posted: 21 April 2020 by Alastair Lee

The formation of this company has been a long time coming. I left my last full time job in 2013. I had spent five years managing the digital…

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