Meld’s Advocacy Framework: Making our purpose tangible

[caption id="attachment_5312" align="alignnone" width="857"] Imagery from HUMAN by Yann Arthus-Bertrand[/caption] It’s an exciting time for Meld Studios. As we celebrate our 10th year in 2019, we look back in pride at how we have partnered with individuals and organisations to create better services and to change...

What can designers learn from Malcolm Gladwell and Steve Levitt?

Alison Sharp shares 7 learnings and poses 3 questions based on Malcolm Gladwell and Steve Levitt’s talk in Sydney. I got to see renowned authors Malcolm Gladwell and Steven Levitt talk about The Future: Disrupted and Reimagined. What a treat! I found both men to be articulate and humble storytellers. Steven Levitt was particularly...

Transition Design: Design for a Brave New World

[caption id="attachment_3919" align="aligncenter" width="764"] NASA's The Blue Marble[/caption]   The world today is complex. It is layered with complexity that didn't previously exist or that we didn’t previously understand. With this, the problems we face have become more complex. Sometimes referred to as wicked problems. As a...