What we've been up to lately...

#OLDMATE Report

#OLDMATE Report

Releasing new research into the impact of COVID-19 on elder Australians and how the pandemic and associated restrictions  have increased feelings of social isolation and loneliness.

November 27, 2020

unleash-hack

unleash-hack

Recovering from hosting the UNLEASH Australia Hack for the SDGs, focusing on social isolation and loneliness. Well done to all the teams!

November 26, 2020

Kai

Kai

Welcoming the latest visionary to the spur: team: Kai, a seeing eye dog in training who'll be living with us for the next few months preparing for his important job ahead.

September 29, 2020

VRGF

VRGF

Joining the board of the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation to help reduce harm associated with gambling.

September 15, 2020

Good Design Award

Good Design Award

Winning a 2020 Good Design Award for our project to reduce social isolation, #OLDMATE.

September 8, 2020

DSR Podcast

DSR Podcast

Talking about designing for social impact on the the DSR Branding Podcast

September 3, 2020

Afterain

Afterain

Prototyping a new product for mental wellbeing by combining mindfulness and creativity.

August 13, 2020

UNLEASH Hacks

UNLEASH Hacks

Organising the Australian UNLEASH Hack for 2020 focusing on how to reduce loneliness and social isolation.

July 10, 2020

B-Well Branding

B-Well Branding

Designing a fresh new brand for B-Team Australasia's upcoming corporate wellbeing initiative.

July 9, 2020

Elder Digital Platform

Elder Digital Platform

Co-designing a tool for remote connection between elderly, family, and volunteers with Be.

June 26, 2020

123+ Consulting

123+ Consulting

Providing pro-bono strategy and advice to projects working to improve the mental wellbeing and health of LGBTIQ+ communities.

May 7, 2020

Toucan

Toucan

Building Toucan: A digital, mental health tool for organisations and teams to understand the wellbeing of their communities.

May 7, 2020

LHD Co-Design

LHD Co-Design

Working to improve outcomes for suicide prevention, through co-design with lived experience individuals and suicide prevention non-profit, Roses in the Ocean.

May 4, 2020

Isolation Activities

Isolation Activities

Adapting to isolation and working from home, including setting up a balcony farm, endeavours in pickling, and writing kids books. Also washing our hands a lot.

May 4, 2020

Reading Upheaval

Reading Upheaval

May 4, 2020

GiveOUT News

GiveOUT News

Finalising a fundraising and engagement strategy for Australian LGBTIQ+ charity, GiveOUT.

May 4, 2020

Check out our 2020 Retrospective →