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25 years later, we’re still shaping design by putting humans at the centre of it

We’re celebrating 25 years of human-centred design work. We’re grateful for our clients, friends, and family who’ve supported us along our journey. Here’s to the future!

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Innovating Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s transit fare policies during a global crisis

OXD uncovers fare policy barriers for the Metropolitan Transportation Commission using qualitative research methods

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OXD pays tribute to women who have inspired our design culture

Commemorating International Women’s Day 2021 and Women’s History month during March, by recognizing women who have helped shape design.

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OXD honours Black History Month with tribute to Hogan’s Alley

In honour of Black History Month, and in continuation of our anti-racist, diversity, and inclusion workplace initiatives, we’d like to acknowledge a local Vancouver organization, the Hogan’s Alley Society.

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Gordon Ross explores digital transformation in government after a pandemic year

Where are we one-year later from our first shared gathering of insights from public servants on digital transformation.

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Gordon Ross presents to University of Victoria law students on designing for justice

Gordon shares insights into our 20-plus years of practice in human-centred legal design through work done on BC’s Online Divorce Assistant.

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Canadian Digital Service launches COVID Alert contact tracing app

OXD supports CDS to perform quality assurance testing on COVID Alert mobile application

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Gordon Ross to speak at Service Design Canada’s Virtual Dialogue Event

Join Gordon Ross, Marika Escaravarge, and invited guests for a conversation about achieving resilience through design.