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)
It's July so most of us are on vacation (along with the rest of Finland). Unfortunately publishing deadlines do not go on holiday, so we are still...
Here in the strategic design corner of Sitra we continue to noodle on a collection of related topics that have been stewing since last fall. The...
Another Saturday morning, another Weeknote. This week was not atypically busy, but it sure felt like it – in a good way. Progress was made. An...
Education Studio Full Steam Ahead
This summer HDL is hosting three separate studios here in Helsinki, each focusing on a topic that is critical to maintaining the wellbeing of...
Opportunities: strategic designer and 'gastropreneurs' wanted
The 'Exchange' project we've been referring to for a few months emerges a little, blinking in the shallow light of a cold December morning. We're...