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)
As I return to Finland after some time in the US I'm writing in the sky, but not skywriting. Does seem like fun though, to fly in big broad strokes...
Back in the office after 4 days in Hong Kong and Shanghai where I reconnected with many of the local developments with an eye towards its impact on...
The visual language of HDL
In the design world there's an obsession with "representation," or the act of representing ideas and concepts in media (be it a poster, a book, or a...
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...
Seeking a Strategic Designer in Helsinki
We are very excited to announce that the Design Exchange Programme is now seeking applicants for our second placement opportunity. This time the...