The Guardian, July 2011
Francis Clarke writes about how young grandparents and teenage families require tailored help and guidance, not services that suggest they are a problem.
Public Service, April 2011
Deborah writes about how social enterprise thinking can play a significant role in mobilising the public.
HSJ, March 2011
Ella Britton writes for HSJ talking about how public services need to put humanity at the heart of delivering services.
Mail & Guardian, March 2011
If the Design Indaba offers a glimpse into the zeitgeist, the most exciting themes on day one of the conference were about designs that will make a real difference in people’s lives, and learning to speak — and love — a local architectural language.
Social Enterprise, February 2011
Ella Britton speaks about the role that individuals and communities can to play in developing innovative and effective public services.
The Guardian Public, 7 July 2010
Deborah writes about how service improvement and doing more for less will only be a success if frontline staff are first of all given the tools to be more creative in their dealings with users and also building confidence to engage more with clients.
Society Guardian, 7 July 2010
Dementia Advisors is a service that makes a difference by signposting dementia services, care and also social activities to help connect people with dementia with local communities. Having launched just this year, Dementia Advisors is already making a big impact as reported in the Guardian.
Design Week, 29 July 2010
Deborah speaks to Design Week about thinkpublic’s work and projects that respond to the UK Government’s vision for a Big Society.
YouCanKingston, Creative Review Annual 2010
Creative Review Annual, 2010
thinkpublic’s health consultation project YouCanKingston was selected for the Creative Review Annual 2010. The Annual showcases the world’s finest creative work and is selected by a panel of leading design and advertising experts.
NESTA report sets out the principles of co-production
Design Week, January 2010
thinkpublic comment on NESTA’s report on co-production
newdesign magazine, January 2009
newdesign profiles thinkpublic and Deborah Szebeko. The article draws attention to thinkpublic’s unique position in the public sector in ‘applying design models and processes to a range of contexts to encourage improvement’ using our projects Journeys to Health, Alzheimer100 and ithinkpublic to illustrate how we have been doing this.
Design Council Magazine, April 2008
thinkpublic’s work with the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement features in this article. It focuses on thinkpublic’s work with the Luton and Dunstable Hospital on the first Experienced Based Design (EBD) project.
RSA: User Centered Design
RSA Journal, January 2008
This RSA Journal features thinkpublic projects The Real Work Experience and Clinic To Go and the RSA’s Design Directions projects thinkpublic were involved with.
The Daily Telegraph’s Public Life, October 2007
Founder of thinkpublic Deborah Szebeko was profiled in The Daily Telegraph’s Public Life section, which features people working in interesting roles across the public sector.