“Liberal arts sensibilities” required by businesses

I read a couple of things in today's Australian Financial Review that I felt like sharing. They quoted business management guru (their phrase) Tom Peters in an article entitled 'Liberal arts sensibility adds human touch'. Particularly interesting for us designerly types were the following: "Business is about...

Friday 6th March: Last Open House before we move

This Friday (6th March 2015) marks the last Open House at our Bathurst Street office before we move to our new space next month.Please join us from 5pm at Level 3, 93 Bathurst Street for an informal chat and drink about all things design. All welcome...

We are hiring…senior service designers

Meld Studios is looking to engage 2 senior Service Designers capable of leading service design projects with corporate clients in Australia. Start date ASAP.Find out more by reading the senior service designer job spec. ...

The business of design: Jurgen Spangl (Atlassian)

For the fifth of our business of design series we talked with Jurgen Spangl, Senior Design Manager at Atlassian.In the interview Jurgen speaks of the challenges of bringing a design-centric approach to a software company, the pragmatic path he's had to take and the successes...

The business of design: Chris Khalil, News Limited

In the fourth of our the business of design series of interviews we talk with Chris Khalil. Chris is the Director of UX and Design for the publishing and media organisation News Limited.In the interview Chris discusses the importance of understanding an organisations appreciation of...

Innovation award for a Meld project

A belated congratulations to the NSW Department of Education and Communities (DEC) for winning a gold award at Intranet Innovations 2012 for the Employee Essentials – personalised toolbar....

The business of design: Yasser Rashid, BBC

In the second of the our business of design series we talk to Yasser Rashid, Head of User Experience and Design for TV & iPlayer, Radio & Music at the BBC.Initiatives such as iPlayer and the Global Experience Language (GEL) mean the BBC is often...

The business of design: David Boyd, NZ Post

Today sees the publication of the first in a series of interviews we're conducting with designers and design-minded individuals plying their trade in senior roles within organisations. The interviews will be collected under the title "The Business of Design"....