All posts by Gerry Scullion

Founder of This is HCD and host of Bringing Design Closer. Founder and CEO of This is Doing Ltd.

Bas Raijmakers ‘How do we take a global perspective on HCD while respecting local differences’

Today on the show, is Bas Raijmakers, co-founder and creative director of Standby, a specialist design research organisation for service innovation, based in London and Amsterdam.

/ August 11, 2020

Rafa Sardina ’15-Grammy Award Winner Producer; How technology has affected the songwriting process and creation of music, and what Design can learn from it’

In this episode, I connect with a former producer of mine, that I was lucky enough to work with way back in 2006-2008, Rafa Sardina. 60-time Grammy-nominated, 15-time winner. With a client list that looks like the most celebrated artists...

/ July 30, 2020
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Geke Van Dijk ‘Design Research for meaningful change’

Today on the show, is Geke Van Dijk, co-founder and strategy director of https://www.stby.eu/ in Amerstasm and London and is Chair of the Dutch Chapter of the Service Design Network and also Co-Founder of The Reach Network a network of...

/ July 25, 2020
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Bulelani Mfaco ‘Surviving on the margins of society’

In this episode, I speak with Buelani Mfaco, an South African asylum seeker and activist based in Ireland - he’s a spokesperson for MASI, the movement of asylum seekers in Ireland and is an active voice in shedding light from...

/ July 16, 2020

Chris Gray ‘Dealing with PTSD as a result of working as a social media content moderator’

In this episode, I speak with Chris Gray, former content moderator for CPL a service provider and content moderation organisation for many of the large tech businesses. We speak about Chris’s experience moderating for Facebook, what that looks like on...

/ May 22, 2020

Rebekah Murphy ‘My journey from Scrum Master to UX Designer’

Today on the show we have Rebekah Murphy a UX Designer based in Sydney, Australia. I met Rebekah early last year and met a few times in a mentorship capacity.

/ May 14, 2020

The Big Remote with ‘Jakob Schneider’

In this episode, Gerry Scullion speaks with Jakob Schneider from Köln, Germany. Jakob is Creative Director at KD-1 and Co-Founder of More than Metrics in Austria. We chat about how Jakob's design agency is handling the pandemic, how it's changing...

/ May 7, 2020

The Big Remote – John Thackara

In this episode, Gerry Scullion speaks with the wonderful, John Thackara. In this episode, they speak about eating soil, discussing its connectedness to everything, composting and worm zoos and also how the pandemic has affected John and his work now...

/ April 30, 2020

Christine Hemphill ‘Making human-centred design more human’

Hello, and welcome to Bringing Design Closer. My name is Gerry Scullion, and I'm a service designer and trainer based in Dublin City, Ireland. Bringing Design Closer is a podcast dedicated on shining the light on the complexities of embedding...

/ April 8, 2020

The Big Remote ‘Sophie Lovett’

The Big Remote is a podcast of people's remote stories, collaboration tips, remote life hacks, tips on entertaining yourself and your kids, personal stories and more, hosted by Andy Polaine and Gerry Scullion.

/ April 4, 2020

Introducing ‘World Wide Waste’ with Gerry McGovern

We are thrilled to welcome Gerry McGovern to the This is HCD Team and delighted to present to you his new podcast, World Wide Waste. Available on all major podcast players. How do we design for less waste in digital?...

/ March 25, 2020
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Amy Bucher ‘Understanding Behaviour Change Design and how it co-exists and compliments other design disciplines’

Hello, and welcome to another episode of Bringing Design Closer. My name is Gerry Scullion, and I'm a service designer, trainer, educator, and also the founder of This is HCD, based in Dublin City, Ireland. Bringing Design Closer is a...

/ March 25, 2020

Introducing ‘Global Jams Podcast’

Welcome to the Global Jams podcast – a new podcast on the This is HCD network.

/ March 24, 2020

Raven Kaliana ‘Examining trauma and using puppetry as a transformative tool’

Hello, and welcome to Bringing Design Closer. My name is Gerry Scullion and I’m a service designer and trainer based in Dublin City, Ireland. Bringing Design Closer is a podcast dedicated on shining the light on the complexities of unbedding...

/ February 13, 2020

Talking Shop #005 – Our Conference is LIVE!

We finally did it! Our conference went live today, Monday 10th February 2020 and we sold out our first lot of super-early bird tickets. In this episode, Gerry Scullion and Andy Polaine chat about what the plans are for the...

/ February 10, 2020

Jon Colman ‘What Design Managers look for within graduate portfolios at Intercom’

In this episode, we caught up with Jonathon Colman Senior Design Manager at Intercom, one of Irelands most successful and celebrated tech stories. We chat about the things Intercom look for in designers, how to get around the tricky aspects...

/ January 31, 2020