One Team Gov Scotland – it is on

In 2007/8 I worked for Skills Development Scotland as one of the first embedded product designers inside a public body. We were explicitly looking at how design could be used to improve services from a user perspective, across end-to-end journeys. It was quite a leap for them to make, a trust in design as one of the skill sets they …

sarah@wearesnook.comOne Team Gov Scotland – it is on

Referendum cafe meets tea and cake

I’ve just come back from “Tea and Cake: A chat about #whatnowscotland” a great session hosted at the Referendum Cafe on it’s last day as democratic hub organised by the energetic Kim Simpson. A splendid effort by the Referendum Cafe’s lead, Lizzie Smith whose determination to bring politics to the pavement never wavered, nor did the support of Katherine Mackinnon in the process. The event had some ground …

sarah@wearesnook.comReferendum cafe meets tea and cake

Cyclehack comes to Glasgow

Proud to be running Cyclehack alongside Jo Holtan and Matt Lowell .  We are a 48 hour event aimed at coming up with ideas and making them a  reality that will reduce the barriers to cycling. “All three of us are keen cyclists and, while it is really easy to sit back only complain and moan about all the niggly little things that annoy …

sarah@wearesnook.comCyclehack comes to Glasgow