The premise is Stuff is getting more expensive, and that can be a good thing, given how unsustainable owning stuff tends to be.
Services are increasingly the way to go. But up till now managers have been in control of services, and we all experience the result – clunky, annoying, embarrassing, slow, or over-designed and inauthentically slick.
It’s time for designers to use their expertise at understanding how people like to live and work to make services that generate real value, that create new kinds of business, new kinds of government and new kinds of community.
Take a look at http://bit.ly/nycservicejam
Join in by emailing Cameron Tonkinwise at firstname.lastname@example.org