RED paper 01 Launch - 18 November 2004 @ Design Council
On 18 November we hosted a round-table discussion around the first RED paper, Health:Co:creating services. The notes in this entry are an account of the ideas and comments that came out of that event. Further comment or elaboration on any of these ideas is welcomed.
RED paper 01 - Health: Co-creating Services
The first RED paper is published today. Health: Co-creating Services by Hilary Cottam and Charles Leadbeater sets out the thinking behind our current health project. Download it here.
Value Meal: Design and (over)Eating
20 american-based designers have created experimental projects which explore design's potential to address the obesity epidemic currently afflicting the United States and the rest of the world.
The work will be on exhibition at the International Design Biennale in Saint-Etienne from November 6th through 14th, 2004 but you can get a preview from the cutrators over on the (re-designed) core77.com.
Calling all designers with type 2 diabetes
In connection with our health project. We're looking for designers with type 2 diabetes who would be interested in sharing their experience of managing their condition with us.
How do you explain your condition to other?
Have you developed any innovative approaches to managing it youself?
Do you have ideas for new services?
Please leave your comments or drop us a mail.