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)
Backstory of this website
While booting up HDL we took some time to build out the infrastructure for our future work. A central part was this website, helsinkidesignlab.org....
We've been taking care of infrastructure lately. Still some work to be done there, but not a ton. This means: being on the horn to convince people to...
I should be sleeping, as I'm on the plane flying to the California for the holidays, but instead I'm writing this weeknote because I'm that dedicated...
This momentous week (100!) passed as a flurry of early-stage discussions on emerging areas of work in Sitra Strategic Design land. Three of the many...
Welcome to the new HDL
What do single use surgical instruments for the global market, social housing in Chile, and waste management in Bangalore have in common? When we set...