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Do less planetary harm and more good with life-centred design

The Life-centred Design Lab supports designers, agencies, organisations, and governments to be more sustainable, inclusive, and regenerative

Do less planetary harm and more good with life-centred design

The Life-centred Design Lab supports designers, agencies, organisations, and governments to be more sustainable, inclusive, and regenerative

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Learn online

Courses for learning life-centred design and non-human personas.

“I highly recommend it to learn about non-human personas and how to use them in your daily work”

Thorsten Jonas, Founder of Sustainable UX Network (SUX)

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“I highly recommend it to learn about non-human personas and how to use them in your daily work”
Thorsten Jonas, Founder of Sustainable UX Network (SUX)

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Learn with guidebooks and toolkits

Guidebooks with exercises and downloadable tools for product engineers, digital designers, and business innovators to design regenerative and socially just solutions

“This book stands as a remarkable resource in our field”

Design For Good

Guidebooks with downloadable toolkits

Two books standing on and angle, The Non-human Persona Guide and The Life-centred Design Guide

“This book stands as a remarkable resource in our field”
Design For Good

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Workshops and presentations

Design talks, workshops, and webinars evolving products, services, and businesses to be more sustainable, regenerative, and kinder to the people, animals, and environments they impact.

“Thanks so much for joining us Damien Lutz. Life centred climate adaptation design is now a thing thanks to your valuable insights and contribution.”

Catherine Kerr, Climate Change Science Communicator

Workshops and presentations

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“Thanks so much for joining us Damien Lutz. Life centred climate adaptation design is now a thing thanks to your valuable insights and contribution.”
Catherine Kerr, Climate Change Science Communicator

A few lovely people we've collaborated with

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Some lovely people we’ve worked with

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Articles and case studies

Read interesting articles about fringe design practices and case studies on our Medium Blog.
If you’re not a Medium subscriber, consider the US$5 per month as an investment in learning and staying abreast of design, business, and many other subjects!

Articles and case studies

A mobile phoen showing an article about getting started with life-centred design

Read interesting articles about fringe design practices and case studies on our Medium Blog.

If you’re not a Medium subscriber, consider the US$5 per month as an investment in learning and staying abreast of design, business, and many other subjects!

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Get tips and tools with every New Moon

Our monthly newsletter of life-centred design guidance to help you start designing more regenerative and socially just—sent out with every New Moon!

Get tips and tools with every New Moon

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Our monthly newsletter of life-centred design guidance to help you start designing more regenerative and socially just—sent out with every New Moon!

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Free tools, guides, videos, and more

Register a free account to access all the free book and workshop tools, templates, projects, downloads, and resources!

Free tools, guides, and more

The Life-centred Design Lab website dashboard

Register a free account to access all the free book and workshop tools, templates, projects, downloads, and resources!

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Damien Lutz, author of The Non-human Persona Guide, The Life-centred Design Guide, and Future Scouting

We replenish what we use

A percentage of profits from design guides by Damien Lutz are donated to onetreeplanted.org to replace the trees used to create the books

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Lifecentred.design aims to be low carbon, inclusive, and regenerative

This site's hosting is green

Energy used by the web hosting servers is offset by 3 times as much renewable energy returned to the grid

100 trees planted!

To regenerate trees used to make my books, I donate a percentage of sales from lifecentred.design and futurescouting.com.au to onetreeplanted.org

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Lifecentred.design aims to be low carbon, inclusive, and regenerative

This site's hosting is green

Energy used by the web hosting servers is offset by 3 times as much renewable energy returned to the grid

100 trees planted!

To regenerate trees used to make my books, I donate a percentage of sales from lifecentred.design and futurescouting.com.au to onetreeplanted.org

Page CO2 emissions
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Sustainable web strategies are used to reduce page load emissions. Current industry standard is 0.5g/page view—all lifecentred.design pages are under

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Lifecentred.design aims to be low carbon, inclusive, and regenerative

This site's hosting is green

Energy used by the web hosting servers is offset by 3 times as much renewable energy returned to the grid

100 trees planted!

To regenerate trees used to make my books, I donate a percentage of sales from lifecentred.design and futurescouting.com.au to onetreeplanted.org

Page CO2 emissions
Shown for high-traffic pages only

Sustainable web strategies are used to reduce page load emissions. Current industry standard is 0.5g/page view—all lifecentred.design pages are under

Page accessibility rating
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Pages are designed for accessible use and rated out of 100

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Lifecentred.design aims to be low carbon, inclusive, and regenerative

This site's hosting is green

Energy used by the web hosting servers is offset by 3 times as much renewable energy returned to the grid

100 trees planted!

To regenerate trees used to make my books, I donate a percentage of sales from lifecentred.design and futurescouting.com.au to onetreeplanted.org

Page CO2 emissions
Shown for high-traffic pages only

Sustainable web strategies are used to reduce page load emissions. Current industry standard is 0.5g/page view—all lifecentred.design pages are under

Page accessibility rating
Shown for high-traffic pages only

Pages are designed for accessible use and rated out of 100

More about my commitments | Suggest an improvement

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