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)
A week spent looking inwards and outwards. Lots of work with Sitra colleagues last week - across public affairs and communications; talking to the...
Day Two Comes To A Close
Couldn't have planned it better.
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....
Things reached a state of near-froth on Friday as everyone was zipping around taking care of last minute items for next week's three concurrent...
Different design cycles, different design cultures
Design is perhaps best described as “pattern recognition”. Today I met with Zary and his colleagues at Wireless@KTH in Stockholm. At...