Three 'musts' for transformative solutions

Wednesday, 14 May 2014 by Anna Birney
Tags: #theBIGshift, Behaviour change, Brands, Communications , Construction, Creative industries, Diagnosis, Innovation, Sustainable business

Anna Birney and Geraldine Gilbert share key insights from Forum for the Future's Scaling Up Impact project.

Why systems science needs music festivals

Tuesday, 13 May 2014 by Guest writer
Tags: #theBIGshift, Consumer engagement, Creative industries, Innovation, Retail, Sustainable business

Lizzie Rivera finds lasting value in creative encounters.

You can't compromise on aesthetics, says Joe Franses of Coca-Cola Enterprises

Monday, 12 May 2014 by Guest writer
Tags: #theBIGshift, Behaviour change, Brands, Consumer engagement, Creative industries, Diagnosis, Innovation, Retail, Sustainable business, Waste

The look and feel of the bottle are critical, even when it comes to recycling, says the Director of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability at Coca-Cola Enterprises.

How living spaces can improve our health and wellbeing

Friday, 09 May 2014 by Guest writer
Tags: #theBIGshift, Behaviour change, Consumer engagement, Diagnosis, Innovation, Retail, Sustainable business

We are constant inhabitants of designed space, but how much do we think about its impact on us? Ben Alcraft explores

"We need to break down language barriers": David Bott, Technology Strategy Board

Wednesday, 07 May 2014 by Guest writer
Tags: Behaviour change, Communications , Creative industries, Innovation

The Technology Strategy Board is bringing together a new community of designers and technology innovators, and helping them connect.

Michael Doherty: the aquaponics artist

Tuesday, 06 May 2014 by Anna Simpson
Tags: #theBIGshift, Agriculture, Behaviour change, Creative industries, Engineering, Food, Innovation

Get the aesthetics right, and new approaches to food production will be more palatable to the public.

"Design has to be emotionally durable"

Monday, 05 May 2014 by Guest writer
Tags: #theBIGshift, Behaviour change, Brands, Carbon, Construction, Consumer engagement, Consumption, Creative industries, Diagnosis, Energy, Engineering, Innovation, Sustainable business

Jon Turney asks how we can move away from a disposable culture to one in which people really care about 'stuff'.

A resilient economy inspired by nature

Thursday, 01 May 2014 by Guest writer
Tags: #theBIGshift, Behaviour change, Circular economy, Construction, Creative industries, Diagnosis, Innovation

Dr Tamsin Woolley-Barker looks to natural systems, where "every bit of debris becomes a source of nutrition", for lessons in sustainable design.

The Great Recovery: closing the gap between materials and design

Monday, 28 April 2014 by Duncan Jefferies
Tags: Communications , Creative industries, Diagnosis, Innovation, Retail, Value chains, Waste

An initiative connecting designers with networks of scientists, business leaders, academics, manufacturers and materials recyclers aims to speed the shift to a circular economy. Duncan Jefferies investigates.

Tear down the silos between art and science for a creative explosion

Thursday, 24 April 2014 by Guest writer
Tags: Behaviour change, Creative industries, Diagnosis, Innovation

Jeremy Lovell explores the potential for innovation when scientists and artists meet.


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