Completed Episodes

Aaron Dignan ‘Brave New Work’

Hello, and welcome to Power of Ten on This is HCD. My name is Andy Polaine, a designer, educator, writer, and currently group director of client evolution at Fjord.

/ April 23, 2019

Kate Dawson ‘Redesigning how we educate and communicate sexual education’

Hello, and welcome to Brining Design Closer. My name is Gerry Scullion and I’m a service design practitioner based in Dublin City, Ireland. Today, I caught up with Kate Dawson, a doctoral researcher from the NUI school of psychology in...

/ April 16, 2019

Aleth Gueguen ‘Looking at Design through a GDPR lens’

Hello, and welcome to Bringing Design Closer. My name is Gerry Scullion and I’m a service design practitioner based in Dublin City, Ireland. I caught up with Aleth Gueguen, a GDPR legal specialist based on Nantes, France. We chat about...

/ April 9, 2019

André Schaminée ‘Designing with and within public organisations’

A very warm welcome to the very first episode of Bringing Design Closer. It’s a podcast dedicated in exploring the tactical and strategic things that work in enabling a design centricity to occur in organisations, businesses, and governments.

/ April 2, 2019

Jo-Anne Bichard ‘What the Anthropologist sees: Public toilets as cultural spaces’

Hello, and welcome to Ethno Pod on This is HCD. My name is John Curran and I’m your guest host. I’m a business anthropologist, executive coach, and CEO of JC and Associates, which is a consultancy that explores how culture...

/ March 26, 2019

Nick Coster ‘Unpacking NPS’

We're going to be talking about the dreaded NPS. More importantly, what’s good about it, if any, as Gerry says, and what’s not good about it?

/ March 14, 2019
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Jeff Gothelf ‘The cannonball effect’

Hello, and welcome to Power of Ten on This is HCD. My name is Andy Polaine. I’m a designer, educator, and writer, and currently group director of Client Evolution at Fjord. The Power of Ten Podcast is about design operating...

/ March 12, 2019

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

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

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
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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