Team winning Good Design Gold Award

Meld Studios awarded Gold at Good Design Awards 2019

Meld Studios is excited to receive a prestigious Good Design Award Gold accolade in the Service Design category this year, our 5th Good Design Award so far.Meld Studios worked with Sydney Metro and Transport for NSW to pioneer a human-centred approach toward transport planning. Using...

Culture is not a numbers game

Culture is a hot topic. Not only has the connection between organisational culture and profitability been firmly established, but also boards and executives are learning the increased personal accountability they have for culture.In this climate there is naturally a search towards solutions. High on the list of...

MeldFest 2019 – Delivering on our mission

January is a time of natural reflection and gathering. At Meld, it's part of our DNA to do this as a collective, and MeldFest is a time for us to align and define who we are as Meld together, the role we play, and the...

Hayne Royal Commission: ABC Canberra interview

In the pre-cursor to the release of the Hayne Royal Commission report, Meld Studio's co-founder, Steve Baty, gave an excellent interview to ABC Canberra about the broader implications of the report for the financial services sector.Well worth a listen, the interview with Steve starts around 05:45...

Human centred design training in Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney

Start 2019 by building your skills and helping your organisation deliver more value to all stakeholders.We are delighted to announce that we’ll be running our popular service design workshop series again in Melbourne (18-20 February), Canberra (5-7 March) and Sydney (18-20 March).Join us for one...

Organisational empathy programs

Most people in most organisations are in a fairly unenviable situation – their organisation is switching on to “customer-centricity”, yet they have absolutely no direct interaction with customers to provide insight into their actions and decisions.Add to this the fact that those working at the...

Purpose should drive culture

Most organisations have a well-intentioned purpose or mission that is their foundation stone. The purpose defines their reason for being – this is why we established our business, this is what we set out to achieve, it is what we collectively strive for. The purpose...

Horses, Trojan horses and organisational culture

Animal metaphors are common in business circles. The other day Karina and I were discussing the type of work we do around organisational culture. We spend an increasingly large amount of time talking about tigers, elephants, Trojan horses and the impact these ‘Trojan horse’ projects...