What is HDL?
Helsinki Design Lab uses strategic design to uncover the "architecture" of large-scale challenges and develop more holistic, complete solutions for improvement. We strive to advance knowledge, capability, and achievement in this discipline, regardless of geography or nationality. HDL most recently operated 2009-2013 and is now closed.
Memory lane (5 random posts)
We're back from a week (#96) in Umeå, Sweden, home to the Umeå Institute of Design, and location of a courageous experiment...
This was another week of infrastructure. Most importantly that involved launching a call for participation (and eventually tenders) to build a new...
Summer is in full swing here in Helsinki, which means that things are slow. Well, things are slow everywhere but HDL. Marco and I continue to narrow...
Announcing Legible Practises
On Monday we launched our latest (and last) book, Legible Practises. This post shares the thinking behind the book, but if you just...
In conversation these days I catch myself talking about "another six months" of Helsinki Design Lab, but we've only four months left. Maybe we should...