Bringing Design Closer with Gerry Scullion

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

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
Amy Bucher

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

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

Jonathon Colman ‘Building world class Design teams’

Welcome to another episode of Bringing Design Closer. My name is Gerry Scullion and I’m a service design trainer and practitioner based in Dublin City, Ireland.

/ November 19, 2019

Alan Smith ‘Helping businesses design value with Strategyzer’

Hello, and welcome to Bringing Design Closer. My name is Gerry Scullion and I’m a service design trainer a practitioner based in Dublin City, Ireland. I was in Toronto recently for the service design networks global conference and caught up...

/ October 29, 2019

Melanie Rayment ‘Using Service Design to deliver improved experiences for vulnerable children’

Today in the show we've got Melanie Rayment who's a social designer and strategist originally hailing from Sydney Australia. Now living in London she is currently the Head of Service Design at Barnardos UK

/ October 15, 2019

SDGC19 Special / Laura Lorenzo ‘What to do when your workshop is considered a taboo topic’

We are thrilled to be official media partners for the Service Design Global Conference in Toronto this year and are sharing podcasts from the event as it happens. In this episode, I caught up with Laura Lorenzo about workshop taboo...

/ October 11, 2019

SDGC19 Special / Antonio Starnino & Antonio Iadarola ‘Designing innovation spaces’

We are thrilled to be official media partners for the Service Design Global Conference in Toronto this year and are sharing podcasts from the event as it happens.

/ October 11, 2019

SDGC19 Special / Josina Vink ‘Making the invisible, visible’

We are thrilled to be official media partners for the Service Design Global Conference in Toronto this year and are sharing podcasts from the event as it happens. In this episode, I caught up with Associate Professor of Design, Josina...

/ October 10, 2019

SDGC19 Special / Marc Stickdorn ‘Customer Journey Map Ops’

We are thrilled to be official media partners for the Service Design Global Conference in Toronto this year and are sharing podcasts from the event as it happens.

/ October 10, 2019
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Dana Chisnell ‘Design for all: Using Design to improve civic outcomes for the US Government’

Hello, and welcome to Bringing Design Closer. My name is Gerry Scullion and I’m a human-centred design practitioner based in Dublin City, Ireland. In this episode, I caught up with the wonderful, the one and only, Dana Chisnell.

/ September 24, 2019