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Espoo: customised taxi driver rear-door handle
Espoo Taxi driver adds rear door handle to make it easier to pull the door to. The Japanese have solved this issue through the use …



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13 Feb 2010

In: Design Inspiration, Espoo
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Height Variance

19 May 2008

In: Design Inspiration, Helsinki
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The need for ATM’s to support local height norms -photo from Helsinki station. The extent to which different cultures have different norms, and the …
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Human Flows

14 May 2008

In: Helsinki, Today's Office
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Helsinki for the week, and the opportunity to have face to face conversations that will shape the next field studies. Almost as busy as these …
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On the Way Out, Pull the Door To

01 May 2008

In: Espoo, Today's Office
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It’s been a stop-go-stop-go-go kind of week bouncing between hotel rooms, meetings, and ad-hoc work spaces – including the calming Espoo design studio, pictured here. …
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The Freshness of Contact Information I

20 Jan 2008

In: Design Inspiration, Helsinki
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A sticker from yellowarrow.net on the Design Forum shop in Helsinki. Sending a text message to the code printed on the sticker retrieves information about …
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The Freshness of Contact Information

20 Jan 2008

In: Design Inspiration, Helsinki
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A sticker from yellowarrow.net on the Design Forum shop in Helsinki. Sending a text message to the code printed on the sticker retrieves information about …
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Getting Away With X

17 Jan 2008

In: Cultural Norms, Helsinki
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Cigar stuffed into and blocking a cigarette-sized ashtray hole. Equivalents: dumping personal rubbish in the convenience store bins – a common behaviour in Japan; storing …
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Encouraging Behaviours

24 Sep 2007

In: Design Inspiration, Helsinki
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Dog toilet in Helsinki. Two small observations: the design elements that encourage dog owners to bring their pets to this space; that some have thrown …
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Extending, Changing Interaction

31 Aug 2007

In: Design Inspiration, Turku
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Soap dispenser with lever to make it easier to, well, dispense soap. Motion sensor to dispense towels.
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Pause, Reflect, Move Forward

31 Aug 2007

In: Today's Office, Turku
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2 days in Turku – a chance to share, listen, connect with an extended, talented team. Even after 7 years working here its an opportunity …
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