News and events

Events, News

Converging on service design

Our Service Design team heads to Toronto to facilitate a hands-on methods workshop. Check out the conference highlights.

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Service Designers: expand your palette

Curious about some of the design methods we use in our client workshops? We’ll be sharing our knowledge at Converge 2017.


Helping Youth Impacted by Divorce

OpenRoad’s recent design for social innovation work gets some early recognition from the Provincial Court of BC.


Recent Additions to the ThoughtFarmer Team

Ever wonder what it takes to develop and maintain vibrant software that powers workplaces around the world? Find out!

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Gordon Ross talks Service Design, this time in London!

Our VP of OpenRoad will be travelling to the UK to talk about our contributions to a number of Ministry of Justice initiatives.


OpenRoad wins W³ Award for Product Design

A high-stakes redesign for well-established social intranet product gets some nice recognition from the design community.

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Celebrating the Future of UX

On November 16, over 300 technology professionals came together to celebrate outstanding achievement in the field of UX.


OpenRoadies Raise Awareness for Men’s Health

We’re proud to announce that our own Mo’ Bros raised a total of $2,460 for men’s health in November. Way to go team!

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

Continue to the new website

Because of some of the advanced techonologies we're using, the site currently isn't ready to use in Internet Explorer.

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.