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)
One year of HDL development! That went fast: two world tours, countless visits to friends on 5 continents, 3 studio briefings and some heavy...
Social Innovation Funding
When he was in town last week Patrick pointed us to an article in the Economist discussing Obama's Social Innovation Fund which...
Perhaps the last thing we expected to do Thursday was end the day by moving 742 kilograms of paper, cardboard, and ink around Sitra HQ. But when a...
New Architectâ€™s Atlas
What are architects good at? What roles might a background in architecture prepare an individual for? These are some of the questions that Martti...
Always Work With Good People
While reviewing the technical spec for our new site I was amused to find this little nugget of humor – as if XOXCO had embedded...