An open and exploratory design-led research centre at Lancaster University


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An open and exploratory design-led research lab at Lancaster University We conduct applied and theoretical research into people, products, places, services and technologies. We work with organisations in the private and public sectors to provide fresh perspectives on real-world issues and facilitate innovation.

Featured: Leapfrog

Leapfrog – transforming public sector consultation by design is a £1.2 million 3 year Arts and Humanities Research Council funded project.

Featured: Liveable Cities

Liveable Cities is an ambitious, five-year programme of research to develop a method of designing and engineering low-carbon, resource-secure, wellbeing enhanced UK cities.

Featured: Creative Exchange

The Creative Exchange responds to profound changes in practice in the creative and media-based industries stimulated by the opening of the digital public space, the ability of everyone to access, explore and create in any aspect of the digital space, moving from ‘content consumption’ to ‘content experience’.