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.

Matiu Bush ‘Life, Death, and Using Design in Health and Aged Care’

Hello, and welcome to another episode of This is HCD.  I’m your host Chi Ryan and get ready for an exciting episode because today I’m speaking to Australian designer and nurse practitioner, Maitu Bush.

/ February 26, 2019

Matiu Bush

Matiu founded One Good Street, a social networking platform to encourage neighbour initiated care for older residents at risk of social isolation and loneliness.

/ February 25, 2019

Nick Coster

Nick Coster is the Head of Training and a Co-founder of Brainmates, Australia’s only business dedicated to the professional development of Product Management people.  With over 20 years as a Product Management practitioner and 10 years as a Product Management trainer...

/ February 19, 2019

Liz Fosslien ‘No hard feelings: Emotions in Design’

Hello, and welcome to another episode of This is HCD. I’m your host Chi Ryan and in this episode, I’m speaking to Liz Fosslien, designer, illustrator, and co-author of the brilliant book: No Hard Feelings, The Secret Power of Embracing...

/ February 12, 2019

Brendan Dawes ‘Working at the intersection of People, Objects & Technology.’

We’re at Pixel Pioneers in Belfast today. A conference that has been going for two years. It was a fantastic day.

/ January 29, 2019

Dr. John Curran ‘Two tribes go to war. Dealing with conflict as part of Design.’

Hello and welcome to the first episode of 2019. I hope you had a good break and a good holiday season.

/ January 15, 2019

Brendan Dawes

Brendan Dawes is an artist and designer exploring the interaction of objects, people, technology and art using form and code with an eclectic mix of digital and analogue materials.

/ December 20, 2018

Gerry McGovern ‘Top Tasks; A method for understanding peoples product and service requirements’

There's some of you might know the Top Tasks methodology already and even if you do, I encourage you to listen as I break down the methods to better understand the mechanics and get Gerry's insights into where it works...

/ December 18, 2018

Hazel White & Mike Press ‘Making a difference through design’

Hazel White and Mike Press from OpenChange in Scotland join me on the show this week, and we dig  a little deeper into what myself and Sarah Drummond covered about the changes in the Scottish design landscape and what trigged...

/ December 4, 2018
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Andy Polaine ‘Mindful Service Design’

In this episode, I caught up with a great friend of the podcast, Andy Polaine. Most of you will probably be familiar with Andy's work with Fjord and also as co-author of Service Design - from Insights to implementation on...

/ November 20, 2018

Adam Lawrence

Adam StJohn Lawrence connects the worlds of business and show-business. A professional comedian, for years he has worked in large organisations, using his experience of theater, film and storytelling to help people work together better – running great projects, developing...

/ November 19, 2018

Hazel White

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

/ November 13, 2018
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Steve Portigal ‘Symbolic Lab Coats, ASMR and Coke-Fueled Lap Dances: More User Research War Stories’

Hello and welcome to another episode of This is HCD. I'm your host Chi Ryan, and in this episode, I'm speaking to researcher Steve Portigal. Steve is the Principal of Portigal Consulting and the author of two books: Interviewing Users:...

/ November 6, 2018

John Thackara ‘Designing for all of life, not just human life’

Hello and welcome to another episode of This is HCD. My name is Gerry Scullion and I'm a human centered design practitioner based in Dublin, Ireland, and this week I caught up with one of my design heroes, John Thackara...

/ October 23, 2018

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
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Marc Stickdorn and Adam Lawrence ‘A Service Design 360’

Hello and welcome to another episode of this is HCD. I'm your host Chi Ryan and Aussie designer, living in working in New York City. In this episode, I'm catching up with Marc Stickdorn and Adam Lawrence, co-authors of the...

/ September 25, 2018