2015 Year in Review

With the Holiday season upon us it feels appropriate to take a look back at the year that was and reflect on the good, and the not-so-good.A year of new places2015 started with us signing the lease on our new Sydney studio at 99 Elizabeth...

Great reads from September

Our Slack channel #greatreads is a place we post articles, papers, books and other bits of interest. Here’s a selection from the channel from September 2015. Designing the new economy Bronwen Morgan at The Conversation took a look at the ethics and practices behind ‘new economy’ companies...

Melbourne, here we come!

We are excited to announce that Meld Studios will be establishing a second studio in Melbourne! We know it takes time to make a place a home, and so we start our journey!Our clients:  We have several existing Melbourne-based clients, such as Telstra and the State Library...

The Radical Redesign of Retail Service

A big thanks to everyone who joined us last Tuesday on our panel as part of the Sydney Design Festival! We had a fabulous evening full of insights on the future of retail with John O'Callaghan, Teresa Giuffrida and Remo Giuffré facilitated by Sasha Abram....

Designing for behaviour

The design process is at the core of everything we do here at Meld, it's collaborative, iterative and transparent. Sometimes we are brought in by a client to help define and articulate what their ideal future experience can be, and in doing so, it inspires...

Meld Studios wins Best Overall Service Design in Good Design Awards

"A shining example of service design excellence at its very best" Codesigning the Future of the State Library of Victoria by Meld Studios has been recognised with the coveted Good Design Award® Best Overall, Australia’s oldest and most prestigious award for excellence in design and innovation. The...

“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...

Good Design Selection for our work with the State Library of Victoria

We are delighted that our work with the State Library of Victoria has received a Good Design Australia Selection and is in the running for further recognition at the Awards night this month.We were engaged to redesign the State Library of Victoria’s services. Over a...