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)
March is a good name for this month. That's what it feels like: a march. Summer is already just around the corner but there's a lot to be done...
Announcing Creative Collaborations
At any given moment we're working on things ranging from helping the city of Helsinki develop new service modalities for child care,...
In conversation these days I catch myself talking about "another six months" of Helsinki Design Lab, but we've only four months left. Maybe we should...
This week at HDL we began doing things labeled "final." Final venue visits, final guests lists, final head counts, final prep meetings. This is...
It's happening again. The timeline between the end of week and our weeknote going live is slipping. This is mostly due to the fact that we're at a...