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ThinkPlace is a strategic design consultancy that specialises in transforming complex systems that deliver public value, so they are more efficient and work better for people and society.

Recent Posts


You can’t predict the future, but you can imagine alternative futures

No one can predict the future. There are underlying trends but there are also critical uncertainties as we look to the future. These critical uncertainties vary from business to business and can suddenly change the business context.
April 15, 2014

Five steps that saved a Government agency $20million annually

Governments across the world are currently facing similar environments and asking themselves – how can we reduce spend without reducing customer experience?
March 25, 2014

ACT Government Improving Services with Families report

The Strengthening Families Project by the ACT Government seeks to improve the effectiveness of the ACT service system and improve outcomes for families with multiple service needs
March 14, 2014

What on earth does changing a tyre have to do with design thinking?

You want collaboration, pace, user focus and innovation? Then prototyping is for you.
March 10, 2014

Leveraging the Power of Design Thinking for Policy Development

Trans-Tasman Policy Design ThinkCamp in Wellington and Canberra explores the intersection of policy development and design thinking
February 20, 2014
Locals from Ghana

ThinkPlace innovating with community health workers in Ghana

ThinkPlace designer, Ledia Andrawes, working with the Grameen Foundation and Concern Worldwide to develop and rigorously test innovative ideas to improve Maternal, Newborn and Child Health outcomes in rural Ghana
November 25, 2013
Design Management Institue Review

Dr Nina Terrey’s research paper recently published in the Design Management Journal

Dr Nina Terrey’s research paper presented at DMI 2012 Design for Innovation conference has recently been published.
November 5, 2013