Design for Good

‘We Are Explorers’ Furniture Commission for Dundee Science Centre

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draff Studio was commissioned by Dundee Science Centre to design and fabricate furnishings which will be used by children as a hub for science, learning and creativity. The Culture Lab in the We Are Exploring zone will be used by local universities to facilitate research regarding the thinking and learning process of children and when not in use will provide a quiet space for young explorers and their carers. The studio understands that the outcome doesn’t need to be complicated […]

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Kitbag

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Scotland has poorer health than the rest of the UK: 29.2 suicides per 100,000 and 15% higher premature deaths from all causes. Better mental wellbeing is a priority. Designer Shona Maciver of Locofoco developed Kitbag alongside an international team of health professionals for IFF, a registered charity. Kitbag is a multi-sensory resource designed for children, young people and adults. It helps to develop the mindfulness, resilience, emotional and social awareness we need to deal with today’s uncertain, complex and challenging […]

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Love Makes You Family

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In 2020 SUUM.studio created a short form animation with Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol and Drugs (SFAD), a charity that supports people across Scotland whose lives have been impacted by the substance use of others. SFAD wanted to raise awareness, understanding and promotion of a broader, more diverse definition of family so that more people might identify their individual experience of family within the animation and therefore feel more able to access their support services. The animation was created with […]

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Brand for Growth

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Brand for Growth: Boosting Social Impact Social enterprises are trading organisations whose profits fund charitable aims. Bold Studio is itself a social enterprise with a remit to promote this model and as such developed and delivers Brand for Growth. Brand for Growth is a competitive programme for social enterprises with high growth and impact potential who would significantly benefit from an agency-led rebrand that they would otherwise struggle to resource. A bespoke programme is created for each successful applicant starting with […]

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Buy Social Scotland

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Social Enterprise Scotland (SES) is an independent, Scottish, membership-led organisation, uniting and representing Scotland’s social enterprises as the national body. Hampton was commissioned to create a consumer facing brand, website and marketing campaign that would help social enterprise in Scotland become a leading sector, making a valuable contribution to local communities, the planet and the bottom line. Aligning with the global ‘Buy Social’ campaign, the Buy Social Scotland (BSS) brand is positioned to attract, educate and inspire. People are at […]

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Accessible Touch – Developing an ATM touchscreen solution for everyone.

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Touchscreens require special consideration as to how they can be used by blind and partially sighted people. Greater adoption of touchscreens in consumer devices means greater acceptance of accessible interaction patterns. But there are differences between consumer devices and self service devices. The User Centered Design Group at NCR sought to develop a touchscreen ATM that could be used by everyone by building accessibility into the solution at a fundamental level. Please read document via the drop box url in […]

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TreeStory

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TreeStory are a community of forestry experts on a mission to revitalise the Scottish landscape. Scotland is one of the most deforested countries in Europe. Its history has been one of stripping the land bare, clearing both communities and trees in the name of economic progress. Traditional forestry can sometimes leave devastation behind, creating vast expanses of cash crop monoculture that ignores the woodland’s complex ecosystems. TreeStory believes it’s not too late to reverse the damage done. Their ethos is […]

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