Tag: design

Designing personalised products and services for people on the move

A ‘Smart Salon’ design event On 11th July, I attended a ‘Smart Salon’ event in Shoreditch hosted by Smart Design, which discussed the question: are we there yet when it comes to personalising user experiences for people on the move? The venue was the hip Hotel Ace Characteristic of Smart Designs events (see another about design-capability I…


Design Thinking to Explore the Patient-Centric Future of Precision Medicine: Workshop Report & Reflection

At the end of October, the Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre – which is just a few hundred yards from my office at EMBL-EBI – hosted the BioData World Congress 2016.       The tagline for the event was “Harnessing the Power of Big Data in Precision Medicine” and many high profile speakers attended, including…


Sketchnotes from the Workshop: “Success in life science R&D through UX design”

Although I am biased (being one of the organisers) I am very happy to report that the joint ‘EMBL-EBI Industry Programme’/’Pistoia Alliance’ pre-competitive workshop on “Success in life science R&D through user experience design” was a triumph. The meeting took place this week at EMBL-EBI on the Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge UK and was…


Sketchnotes from UX Cambridge 2016

I got some new pastel and grey tone Promarker pens just in time for UX Cambridge conference this year.  Here are the results…                              


Is your company ‘design-capable’?

If you have to prove the value of design, you’re not in a design-capable company! Some tips on getting good design done in your organisation. How to be a design-capable organisation In June, I attended (and sketchnoted) a “smart salon” panel discussion at the Museum of London, which addressed the status of design in organisations….


WebVisions 2016 – sketchnotes

I have just got back from the Webvisions Barcelona event.  Below you’ll find the sketchnotes of the workshops and some of the talks I attended.  Enjoy!