Three key ways Digital Disruption affects business

We are well past the point where we might argue whether specific industries will or won't be impacted by technology. The answer is a very firm: yes. We must now understand how the potential afforded by new technologies will change the shape of specific industries:their...

A message to my fellow designers…

As you sit in your office on Monday, I want you to take a moment to look around at the people next to you. Take a good look. Those people are going to need your support this week. You see, this week they're going to...

2014 Year In Review

[caption id="attachment_2836" align="alignright" width="300"] There are times when you just feel lost in a sea of data...

The importance of “Yes, and…” to design

It's been written about a million times before, but attending the Global Sustainability Jam* over the weekend has reminded me just how important this little change of phrase is to the idea generation process.When you say "Yes, and…" it leaves open the opportunity for someone's...

Reconnecting with creativity

 Do you remember what it was like to be a kid? We didn’t have the answers to everything so we needed to figure it out. Not knowing what the ‘right thing’ was never limited how we experienced and understood the world.Earlier in the year, I...

Visualising a story

Since joining Meld Studios as a designer I have helped build and create current and future state maps, road maps and sketches that communicate abstract concepts, processes and interactions. The maps I have worked on help organisations see the ‘50-foot view’ of their organisation: who...

Join us for our October Open House!

The first Friday of every month, we throw open our doors at 4pm and invite you and yours to come and visit us. Gab about design, the weather, whatever! Point is to take a break and catch up.Join us this Friday, 4 October, from 4pm!Will...