Design for life and for living

Lab4Living is an exciting collaboration between the Art and Design and Health and Social Care Research Centres at Sheffield Hallam University and the users, consumers or customers.

This creative partnership brings together research expertise spanning the fields of health, rehabilitation, design, engineering, ergonomics and user led design.

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Latest news

Lab4Living goes to Melbourne

Lab4Living’s Claire Craig, Paul Chamberlain, Kirsty Christer, Joe Langley and Dan Wolstenholme attended the recent Design4Health conference in Melbourne, Australia in December 2017

Lab4Living celebrate their ten year anniversary

We are celebrating Lab4Living’s ten year anniversary in 2017 with a series of events including an exhibition ‘creative practice and healthcare’ theme…

Thinking about design and mental well-being in Maltese Healthcare

Lab4Living’s Claire Craig returned to Malta for the tenth consecutive year to share her ongoing research…

Latest project updates

The Power of Sheffield Journeys

Dementia has been identified by the World Health Organisation as one of the major causes of disability worldwide, impacting both on the person and their caregivers and families…

Exhibition in a box

‘Exhibition in a box’ explored the experiences of older people across Europe to develop understanding of how design can support independence and wellbeing in later life…


engagingaging is a transnational programme of research that seeks to understand the needs, preferences and aspirations of older people…

Lab4Living, Sheffield Hallam University,
Furnival Building, 153 Arundel Street, Sheffield, S1 2NU
Phone 0114 225 6753 | Fax 0114 225 6931