All posts by Gerry Scullion

Founder of This is HCD and host of Bringing Design Closer. Director of Humana Design a human-centered service design practice in Dublin, Ireland. Fellow of RSA.

Frank Long ‘Designing a Design Culture to empower richer social outcomes’

Hello and welcome to another episode of this is HCD. My name is Gerry scullion and I'm a service design principle now based in Ireland. In this episode, we caught up with Frank Long, one of Ireland's UX forefathers.

/ October 9, 2018

Sarah Drummond ‘Kicking-starting a design revolution’

I recently caught up with our next guest, Sarah Drummond. Sarah is a designer and CEO and serial idea generator. She's co-founded, SNOOK, myPolice, MyDearestScotland and much more. She was awarded a Google Fellowship for her work in technology and...

/ September 11, 2018

John Thackara

John Thackara is a philosopher, writer and advisor. He helps companies, cities and regions design place-based innovation platforms that benefit all life, not just human life. He is senior advisor on the new Masters in Relational Design at Pontio, in...

/ September 9, 2018

A special episode being recorded at Service Design Days, Barcelona

On October 5th and 6th, I’ll not only be attending Service Design Days in Barcelona but will also be hosting the 2-day conference. It’s such an honour to have been asked, and am seriously looking forward to it.

/ September 9, 2018
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Patrick Quattlebaum ‘Breaking down tribes to enable the orchestration of experiences’

GERRY SCULLION: Hello and welcome to another episode of ‘This is HCD’. My name is Gerry Scullion and I’m a service design principal now based in Dublin, Ireland. In this episode we caught up with the brilliant Patrick Quattlebaum, co-author...

/ August 28, 2018
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Sarah Richards ‘Content Design. What is it? And why it’s so f#cking important in the delivery of a product and service’

Recently I caught up with Sarah Richards in London. Sarah's a founder of Content Design in London, an organisation focused on delivering content design training courses as well as working with organisations to help build the content design function internally.

/ August 14, 2018

Mike Press

Open Change is a Service Design consultancy based in Dundee, Scotland which takes a people-centred approach to innovation and organisational development.

/ August 13, 2018
Gerry McGovern on stage in 2018

Gerry McGovern ‘The repositioning of trust in society’

Hello and welcome to another episode of This is HCD. My name is Gerry Scullion and I'm a human centred design practitioner based in Dublin, Ireland. In this episode, we caught up with Gerry McGovern, one of the most well...

/ July 31, 2018

A new live experience with This is HCD in Dublin

Today, we are really excited to announce we will partner with Rosenfeld Media for a series of live events in Dublin, Ireland.

/ July 20, 2018

Sarah Drummond

Sarah is a designer, CEO and serial idea generator. She co-founded Snook, MyPolice, CycleHack, Dearest Scotland, Alloa Pride and The Matter. For this work she was awarded a Google Fellowship for her work in technology and democratic innovation and named as...

/ June 19, 2018
Steve Portigal looking into a wall of colours

Steve Portigal

Steve Portigal helps companies to think and act strategically when innovating with user insights. He is principal of Portigal Consulting, and the author of two books: The classic Interviewing Users: How To Uncover Compelling Insights, and new, Doorbells, Danger, and...

/ June 17, 2018
Faruk Avdi

Faruk Avdi ‘What role can technology play in support of people suffering with mental health’

Up to 2 per cent of people or 460,000 adults in Australia experience, the symptoms of bipolar disorder and one of those symptoms is mania which can be experienced as euphoric by some but also highly distressing for others, leading...

/ June 5, 2018

Victor Rodrigues ‘Building a Design capability inside Cochlear’

In this episode, I caught up with Victor Rodrigues, the chief software architect and user experience advocate for Cochlear, one of Australia's most loved and most successful innovation success stories. For anyone who is unaware, Cochlear produce implantable solutions for...

/ May 22, 2018

Marc Stickdorn ‘Embedding Service Design into Organisations’

In this episode, we go through the hypothetical scenario of embedding service design into an organisation and what Marc looks for in this process. We discussed the challenges of the early stage engagement of what to look for regarding the...

/ May 8, 2018

Frank Long

Frank Long is a Director of Frontend.com an international UX design studio based in Dublin, Ireland. Founded in 1998, Frank and his team have spent 20 years shaping how everyday people engage with a broad spectrum of new technologies and services.

/ May 7, 2018

Joey Zeledón

Joey Zeledón is an award-winning designer with expertise in product design, experience design, and design strategy. Throughout his career, he’s designed everything from footwear and consumer electronics to consumer packaged goods, consumer products, medical devices, housewares, food, services, and spaces.

/ April 26, 2018