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Films about how clients have benefited from Designing Demand

Films about how clients have benefited from Designing Demand | Designing Demand | Scoop.it
How support from a design mentor can help you improve the strategy of your business and unlock your ambitions for growth...
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Designing Demand workshop in Preston on 14 March

The interactive session will be led by Design Associates who will demonstrate that even in a tough economic climate, design can make a difference and why now is the time to access subsidised support services and mentoring to discover how to use design to become more innovative. 

The event is free to attend but places are limited.

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Designing Demand workshop in Lancaster on 8 March

The interactive session will be led by Design Associates who will demonstrate that even in a tough economic climate, design can make a difference and why now is the time to access subsidised support services and mentoring to discover how to use design to become more innovative.

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Design for Growth

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Putting design at the heart of plans for economic growth. David Willetts MP says: “Good design can help business to thrive and improve public services and with over 230,000 people employed in our design industry it makes a significant contribution to our economic wealth with £15 billion spent on UK design in 2009.”

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Made North: Conference 21st February 2012

Made North: Conference 21st February 2012 | Designing Demand | Scoop.it

The Made North Conference and Exhibition shows how emerging northern businesses, technologists and designers can work together for growth

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Critical v creative thinking

Presentation: a brief introduction to the differences between creative and critical thinking - and why good designers think both ways

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"Business is also a design" - The Times of India

"Business is also a design" - The Times of India | Designing Demand | Scoop.it
Mary McBride, Director, DMP, took a leaf from Victor Papaneks ideologies. Papanek believed in producing ecologically sound design and in making life richer for everyone. McBride does this too.
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Designing Demand scheme to help manufacturers

Designing Demand scheme to help manufacturers | Designing Demand | Scoop.it

A new initiative is aiming to help manufacturers be more innovative to survive the tough economic times.

Deborah Meaden is supporting the inititiative: "When times get tough, it can be tempting to hunker down, cut costs and wait it out. But it’s those businesses that put design at the heart of developing new markets, products and applications which are the ones that experience better sales, profitability and growth. There’s help out there for businesses to make it happen – and now’s the time to seize that support.”

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Designing Demand | Our work | Design Council

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Designing Demand is a national programme helping small and medium-sized businesses use design to become more innovative, competitive and profitable.
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Design Council currently accepting applications from businesses for design support

Design Council currently accepting applications from businesses for design support | Designing Demand | Scoop.it

Clients of Designing Demand will work with a Design Associate, who will work with the management team to help identify and run the right design project to move the business forward.

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Design Council Road Show to help small businesses

Design Council Road Show to help small businesses | Designing Demand | Scoop.it

Design associates from the Design Council advise clients on how they can use design to improve their business.

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The impact of design on business | Research Briefing | Our work | Design Council

The impact of design on business | Research Briefing | Our work | Design Council | Designing Demand | Scoop.it
A short research briefing on how designing innovative products and services instead of cutting prices can help UK businesses add value.
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Designing for Growth Awarded Top Business Book of 2011

Designing for Growth Awarded Top Business Book of 2011 | Designing Demand | Scoop.it

In an economy where business growth and social problems remain challenging, business leaders are finding success through an unlikely strategic source -- design. A recent book on the subject on design and its role in business, Designing for Growth: A Design Thinking Tool Kit for Managers (Columbia University Press, 2011), has been awarded Top Business Management Book of 2011 by leading business book reviewer 800-CEO-READ. The award citation hailed the book as, "An important resource and the guide for those who lead people in making the shift from a system of rules and guidelines to treating management as a design process."

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