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)
First, some big news. We're sad (but proud and also happy!) to announce that Dan has moved on from Sitra and has taken up a new post as CEO of...
Case studies now available print-on-demand
The quick update is that the three case studies we've had for a while are now available as print on demand booklets and as revamped PDF downloads....
Making a picture
Emil + Stephanie are developing the visual identity for HDL Global 2010 as something that's more dynamic than a logo and less rigid than a system....
How did HDL choose projects?
This might be the most common question we've received lately, so as we prepare to close out HDL and this blog we want to share some thoughts on the...
How to: brief a photographer
Talking to students recently I was asked "what do you really do?" A lot of the work is setting conditions and context so that people can do their...