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In this episode I chat with Marzia Aricò, Design Director at Livework in London, and based in the stunning city of Rotterdam. We chat about service measurement - and some of the new work that Marzia and her colleagues at Livework have been working on to help move the dial forward for organisations in this space.

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The episode you are about to hear is with Felisha Araniti, from SCAD University in Savannah. Felisha connected with me several years ago when we ran the first Doing Design Festival and recently published a visualisation that caught my attention. Titled ‘Neurodiversity’ within Human Centered Design Practice.

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In this episode I chat with one of the leaders in the Content Design space, Rachel McConnell.

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The music you hear throughout this episode, is from Mark’s first album, released in 2002 and has accompanied me on my journey as a designer and an ex-patriot whilst living in Australia. It wasn’t until recently though that we really got to sit face to face, in front of turf stove, and drink countless coffees and sing and play guitar together in Mark’s gorgeous cottage in the wilds of a rainy Autumn day deep within a forest on the outskirts of Dublin.

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Pat and Nuala Geoghegan are farmers from Askeaton, County Limerick. Soon after the Aughinish Alumina aluminum mining factory established itself nearby, their cattle began to get sick and die. And the Geoghegan family got sick. Their beautiful farm became “the killing fields”..

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In this episode I speak with Dr Helena Darwin, a UX Researcher based in New York City. Helana has a doctorate in Sociology and is the author of the book ‘Redoing Gender: How Nonbinary Gender Contributes toward Social Change’.

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Visualisation Methods for Change-Makers
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Visualisation Methods for Change-Makers
$299
Save 30% with this visualisation bundle deal. Join Gerry Scullion in a 100% video based courses to learn about the theory and the craft of creating high-quality visualiastions.
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Journey Mapping Fundamentals
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Journey Mapping Fundamentals
$99
Join Gerry Scullion in a 100% video based course to learn about the theory and the craft of creating high-quality journey maps.
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Stakeholder Mapping Essentials
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Stakeholder Mapping Essentials
$29
Learn about how to create a Stakeholder Map, that helps with clarification of roles and relationships, bring deeper understanding of needs and demonstrate the level of importance regarding the success/failure of a service.
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Trauma Informed Design Essentials
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Trauma Informed Design Essentials
$199
If there is one thing the pandemic has taught us, it is that we must anticipate and plan for trauma as it emerges in our work, our lives and the lives of those around us.
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Introduction to User Experience
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Introduction to User Experience
$799
Our 11-module course is made up of nearly 8-hours of video content, including design theory, practical examples of user experience, why businesses love UX, design research, prototyping, over the shoulder examples on how to use certain methods, and prototype validation.
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Service Blueprint Essentials
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Service Blueprint Essentials
$149
Join Gerry Scullion to learn about the theory and the craft of creating high-quality service blueprints.
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Human Centered Design Research Essentials
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Human Centered Design Research Essentials
$299
Learn what a Design Researcher does and how to set up your first project.
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About us

This is HCD was founded in Sydney, Australia in 2017 by Gerry Scullion but is now based out of Dublin, Ireland.

Our network produces content for people interested not only in design and innovation, but in the power of working together to make the world a better place. The world needs better designed physical and digital products, better-designed services, and better systems connecting all of these - fast.

Our intent is to help people design these new offerings and to help ensure that they meet the needs of the people using them.

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CEO & FOUNDER

Gerry Scullion

Educator, Designer & Podcaster

Based in Dublin, Ireland. Service Designer, Educator, Design Researcher and Interaction Designer. Gerry is the Former CEO of This is Doing. He runs courses on service design, UX design, Design Research. He is also a Pluralsight Author too.