Making your space work harder

Nowhere is the need to demonstrate value for money more crucial than within the public sector. We’ve designed, developed and delivered over 30 “One Stop Shops” for local councils across the UK, combining the design flair and passion for interiors enjoyed by our private sector clients with an acute understanding of the unique pressures within the public sector.

It isn’t just us who champion the cause of good design within the public sector either. The Design Council’s Chairman, Sir Michael Bichard, is championing a new programme called Public Services by Design. He believes there are three key ways in which design can make public services better.

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  1. It can redesign the way we deliver our services allowing us to “build or reshape our services around citizens, around clients, around customers.”
  2. It can help the development of better policy “ensuring that ideas are tested before having scarce resources invested in them on a national basis.”
  3. “Design can help us in the public services to be more innovative. We need to be conscious that today’s problems are just not going to be addressed by yesterday’s ideas and yesterday’s solutions…we need a whole new approach to policy over the 10 years.”

We agree wholeheartedly with Sir Michael’s views and ally our design flair with transparency, communication and a partnering approach in each project.

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