View the mid-review presentation slides

Photo: Seungho Lee The 2016 Design for Government (DfG) course is halfway through and promising directions were presented in the mid-review event on 5 Apr at Tieteiden … more

Invitation! DfG 2016 Final Show

Are you interested in new and proactive ways of policy-making and public service-provision? What happens when multidisciplinary student teams take on policy design challenges? The … more

Dancing with mobility systems

  Starting to dance with systems During the past two sessions of the DfG course we deepened our understanding of Empathic Design methodologies with practical … more

Kick-Off to the 2016 DfG course!

This blog post reports on work-in-progress within the DfG course! The post is written by one of the two groups dealing with the Ministry of Environment’s … more

Projects announced for DfG’16!

We’re thrilled to announce the 3 projects for 2016 Design for Government (DfG) course! These projects are the result of proposals made by Finnish ministries, … more

Model for Human-Centric Governance

Design for Government (DfG) celebrates the New Year recognising great achievements over 2015 – ‘Design for Government: Human-centric Governance Through Experiments’, which we produced with … more

DfG welcomes Professor Ramia Mazé

Welcome Ramia Mazé to the Design for Government faculty! Ramia has started at Aalto in August 2015 as ‘Professor of New Frontiers in Design’, in … more

About Design for Government

Are you a civil servant interested in how design can be applied to innovate in policy design? Are you a student interested in designing with … more

DfG in Helsinki Design Week – Part 2

During the Helsinki Design Week 2015, we have organised a workshop inviting 11 designers and 10 civil servants to Valtimo, a joint working space of the … more

DfG in Ornamo Magazine

Journalist Hannu Pöppönen interviewed the founders of DfG in the latest issue of Ornamo, the magazine of the Finnish Association of Designers with the same … more