What's been happening?
Peter Harrison, Principal Designer based in Auckland, recently facilitated a 3-day workshop of 50 people for Te Hono Bootcamp in beautiful Queenstown. Peter was representing Better by Design, a government programme that uses private sector design coaches (including Jim Scully and Leslie Tergas) to work with New Zealand’s exporters to improve business capability using design thinking.
As part of Singapore Design Week 2015, ThinkPlace and the National University of Singapore’s Division of Industrial Design are hosting a workshop, ‘Co-Design for Public Value’, on 19 March 2015. The workshop will bring together public officers, academics, designers and students to explore how design can be applied to create public value.