Design Research for Service Innovation

Our creative research projects connect organisations with the lives and experiences of their customers. This helps our clients to innovate their service offering, making it more valuable for both their customers and their business. Our projects generate rich, visually illustrated and engaging materials, that bring real people into the heart of service innovation processes.

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Services

Design Documentaries

STBY has developed a unique method to explore and communicate the elusive, inconsistent fabric of everyday life by using video and engaging in a dialogue with the participants in a research.
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Projects

The future is here – Wearable technology

STBY was commissioned by an international technology company to take a closer look into how people use current wearable technologies, in order to identify opportunities to deliver improved, differentiated, innovative and meaningful experiences in the future.
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Themes

Networked Devices

Incorporating ecosystems of smart devices into a project means acknowledging that almost no device now exists in isolation. To really understand how smart devices (e.g. a smart phone, a bank…
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Thoughts

Ethnography of things

A thought based on the Design Anthropology Futures Conference in Copenhagen (August 2015): Discussing the implications of the emerging Internet of Things for our work, we pondered the idea that.....
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Publications

Design Transitions

A new book that features our work was recently launched: ‘Design Transitions’ by Joyce Yee, Emma Jefferies and Lauren Tan. This book presents a series of stories on how design is…