Design for Crisis in Crisis
June 15, 2020, 12:00-1:00pm
In conjunction with San Francisco Design Week
This panel brings together leaders in sustainable design who are tackling issues related to the interconnected crisis we are living – climate, wild fire, health, racial justice and more. As we find ourselves amidst a global pandemic we must take action now and into the future. Learn how leading thinkers and designers are designing in crisis, for crisis.
Lou Downe is the author of Good Services, and the Director of Housing and Land transformation for the UK Government, based at Homes England. In 2014 they founded a £5m programme of work at the Government Digital Service to transform public services in the UK and establish the discipline of service design in Government. Lou was vote one of the UK’s top 50 creative leaders by creative review and one of world’s 100 most influential people in digital government by Apolitical. Lou helped organize 10 principles for design in a crisis during the current COVID-19 crisis.