Blogs

  • Exploring deeper into the forests of Finland
    How can we resolve the conflict between promoting visits and conserving biodiversity in Finnish National Parks? We are exploring the possibility of bridging different organisations in order to enhance regenerative activities in nature areas. In this blog, I will outline what we have done, what we grasped and what we will do so far.
  • Getting comfortable with not knowing everything or designing for Finnish public services
    This blog post reports on the work-in-progress within the DfG course! The post is written by group 2C dealing with the Ministry of Finance’s brief … Read more
  • Healthy Nature, Healthy People
    How to protect biodiversity in Finnish nature recreational areas from the increasing number of visitors? In this first blog, group 1A deep-dive in understanding the issues and finding insights with a human-centred approach through different stakeholders such as nature itself, Metsähallitus, The Ministry of the Environment, and Visitors.
  • Exploring the path to human-centered employment services
    What does a human-centered employment services reform look like? In this blog Group 2A reflects on their starting points on a journey to understand a government reform with all its stakeholders, and explores how applying a human-centered lens influences how we see both the bigger picture and details.
  • Did someone say… Design for Finnish public governance-in-employment services for 2024-in 14 weeks?
    Finnish design project provided by the Ministry of Finance focusing on solving the needs of the public servants (in Kela, TE offices and municipalities) involved in the transition from the 15 TE offices to 309+ municipalities due to the TE services reform 2024, via people-centric and public strategy renewal ideas.
  • Shh, Nature is Asking for Help
    From understanding the project brief to unpacking sustainability into layers, and to finding in-depth research directions, we used human-centered approach to analyze motivations and challenges faced in the project by Metsähallitus and the Ministry of the Environment.