SPIDER project presented as great example of transnational working

This week Annelies Thoelen, SPIDER partner from Design Flanders presented the SPIDER project to the Interreg NWE Project Ideas Laboratory event in Birmingham.

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Download our DIY service design manual

This practical guide is filled with examples and case studies that will enable public organisations to obtain enough insights and confidence in service design in order to start working with it themselves. Our DIY service design manual is now available to download.


UK SPIDER Conference on Service Design In Public Services

SPIDER partners in Cardiff invite you to attend a conference about service design in public services. The event for public service managers that want to design better public services and takes place on 28th–29th January 2015.

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2min Video: What SPIDER can do for you

We wanted a simpler way to tell people about SPIDER so we created a short, sharp explainer animation to do this.


Independent living through design in Maasmechelen

SPIDER partners taking part in work package 2 participated in a transnational study visit that focused on elderly housing that has been designed specifically to enable residents to remain independent for longer.


Study Visit to Arktos in Geel

During the last SPIDER Project partner steering group meeting the partners taking part in designing services for the young and unemployed went on a study visit to Arktos in Geel Learn more about Arktos

SPIDER team to present work on independent living at the World health and Design Forum 2014

The SPIDER team from PDR at Cardiff Metropolitan University are pleased to announce that we will be sharing our work on WP2 around independent living at the World Health & Design Forum (WHDF). Find out more here.

Cabinet Office Policy Lab Workshop on Police Services

The Cabinet Office Policy Lab launched in April 2014, it is a design-led public sector innovation unit within UK central government, this week we attended one of their first workshops. Read about this here


Transnational workshop: Designing a Dementia Re-Ablement Service in Cardiff with BMW Regional Assembly

As the pilot moves into phase two of the service design process (Concept Development) Cardiff Metropolitan University (PDR) have organised a co-design workshop and steering group meeting for the pilot project. Read more