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)
Sitra Coffee Lab
What follows next is a pro barista tip courtesy of Strategic Design Unit. If you want to gather people somewhere, make them stay there longer and...
As the quiet month of July comes to a close, we're savoring these last moments of relative calm. This morning began with a thunderstorm in...
Different design cycles, different design cultures
Design is perhaps best described as “pattern recognition”. Today I met with Zary and his colleagues at Wireless@KTH in Stockholm. At...
A City in Crisis: Part Two
This post continues the story of Seungho’s trip to Cambodia with Aalto University. Read the first part if you want to catch up... So here we...
Helsinki is under a heavy blanket of snow which has added a lovely bit of chaos to the streets. We're happy to accept the occasionally frightening...