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)
Hello from Singapore! The big news is that Helsinki has officially won World Design Capital status for 2012 with its Open Helsinki proposal. We've...
That pile of snow from last week? Still there. And not only that, it's snowing as I type, so the thing is growing. Dan remarked the other day that...
HDL closing in 2013
In 2008 Sitra set out to build a strategic design capability. The innovation challenge at the core of its mission required the ability to design and...
Three weeks from today, the first batch of HDL studio members will walk into the studio space and begin an intense week of work. Good thing we're...
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...