Make New Experiences Possible

OXD is an end-to-end design and technology consulting firm. We help complex organizations deliver new and better service experiences by putting people first.

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OpenRoad is now OXD

After 23 successful years as OpenRoad Communications, we've rebranded. We’ve got a new name and new website, but we’re still focused on using research, strategy, design, and technology to make new experiences possible.

What we do

We work with leaders across industries to address some of the twenty-first century's most complex social and business challenges using research, strategy, design, and technology.

Clients

For more than two decades we’ve helped organizations leverage design and technology to create better service experiences.

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Emily Carr University

University of British Columbia

British Columbia Lottery Corporation

CBC Transmission

Kernaghan Adjusters

Electronic Arts

Pokémon

IFC

Royal BC Museum

Vancouver Public Library

City of Vancouver

Government of Alberta

Government of Canada

ICBC

Government of British Columbia

Island Health

Vancouver Coastal Health

Government of Yukon

Government of Ontario

Honeywell

TransLink

Island Health

YVR

Doctor Pepper Snapple Group

lululemon

TELUS

BC Hydro

FortisBC

Insights

Thoughtful reflections and recommendations from our practitioners. We share what we know, what we’re learning, and what we’re thinking about at OXD.

Design for Innovation

Find out how we help educators, policymakers, planners, and activists address global Sustainable Development Goals through human-centred design and technology.

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News and events

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OXD and Honeywell Named Finalists in the 2019 CODiE Awards

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OpenRoad Communications is now OXD

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UBC and Honeywell named best of News and Manufacturing by the Web Awards

OpenRoad is now OXD.

After 23 successful years as OpenRoad Communications, we’ve made some changes. We’ve got a new name and new website, but we’re still the same people you know, focused on using research, strategy, design, and technology to make new experiences possible.

Learn more about the rebrand

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We're working on improving that experience,but in the meantime if you're able to use Chrome, Safari, Firefox or Microsoft Edge, we encourage you to do so.