Design for Health: The new journal for design and creative practice in health and wellbeing

Our new journal launches in 2017! Find out how to subscribe or submit on our Publications page

Design4Health2017: Australia, 4–7 December 2017

We are also pleased to announce our new collaboration with the Centre for Design Innovation at Swinburne University, Melbourne, who will host the next conference in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, in December 2017. More info at the Centre for Design Innovation.

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Design for life and for living

Design4Health brings together designers and creative practitioners with researchers, clinicians, policy makers and users to discuss, disseminate and test their approaches and methods. Together we explore creative approaches and perspectives to enhance understanding and experience, and improve efficiency of health and wellbeing services and products.

Our events provide an opportunity to reflect on how the disciplines of Design and Health might develop new ways of thinking and working, and how we might impact positively and sustainably on the social, economic and cultural factors within our communities and beyond.

Lab4Living is an interdisciplinary research initiative established in 2007 at SHU to develop environments and products and to propose creative strategies for future living in which people of all ages and abilities ‘not merely survive’ but are enabled and empowered to live with dignity, independence and fulfillment.


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