What we’re reading: the Firma library begins!

Posted by on Feb 28, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Here’s a (small) list of the top books we’d recommend in (design) thinking / strategy / communication: Thomas Wendt  Design for Dasein: Understanding the Design of Experiences (2015) Design for Dasein attempts to apply phenomenological thinking to design in order to further inform what designers (especially what we might call “experience designers”) do in their day to day […]

Asian Consortium Round-up

Posted by on Oct 29, 2015 in Events | No Comments

The Asian Consortium, part of the Hong Kong 10DAYFEST from the Jockey Club Design Institute for Social Innovation, was a great success. Brief overview: “140 social innovators from all over Asia came to Hong Kong to channel their ideas of social innovation. Founders of social enterprises, start-ups and leaders in academia from 20 countries, more […]

UX South Africa, Cape Town

Posted by on Oct 15, 2015 in Events | No Comments

The UX South Africa conference is taking place in Cape Town in November. Jason will be conducting the workshop “Big picture problems (and solutions)” between 8am – 12pm on the 24th where participants will get to experience using the Firma Model to tackle a real world problem from research to strategy through to critique. On […]

4 month catch-up

Posted by on Oct 15, 2015 in Events | No Comments

Firma has been busy with research, writing a variety of academic papers and presentations for the past four months. Here’s a brief overview. Cumulus, Milan: Our paper presentation of the Firma Model went down well at Cumulus and we received some great feedback. Better still was the conference which contained great content, great people and […]

Asian Consortium 2015

Posted by on Sep 27, 2015 in Events | No Comments

Today is the start of the 2015 Asian Consortium. It’s part of the very exciting 10dayfest from the Jockey Club Social Innovation Series hosted at the PloyU Design Innovation Tower in Hong Kong. The Consortium includes 108 stories of social innovation and visits to project sites around Hong Kong. It’s a real treat to be […]