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LIFE-CENTRED DESIGN TRAINING WORKSHOPS

Do less harm and
more good

Life-centred design training workshops for creative professionals to learn how to evolve products, services, businesses, and human spaces to be kinder to the planet

Do less harm and more good

Life-centred design training workshops for creative professionals to learn how to evolve products, services, businesses, and human spaces to be kinder to the planet

Our workshops apply two approaches to your subject to make them more sustainable and regenerative:

1.

Do less harm

by reducing what you take from the world and what waste and pollution you emit

2

Do more good

by regenerating the environments, animals, and people you impact the most

For industrial designers, urban designers, product owners, business owners

Do less harm
with Design

A lifecentred.design workshop in which you’ll learn:

  • Circular design strategies and business models to reduce carbon, waste, and pollution
  • Inclusive design strategies to reduce exclusion
  • Behavioural design to encourage more planet-friendly user behaviour
  • Identify and align with your related global goals

Who is this for?

  • Industrial designers, urban designers, architects, and teams
  • Product owners, Business Owners, Decision-makers

Do more good
with Design

A lifecentred.design workshop in which you’ll learn:

  • How to map your ecosystem
  • Identify the impacted non-humans and non-users
  • Use non-human and non-user personas to transform your business to become a more regenerative caretaker

Who is this for?

  • Industrial designers, urban designers, architects, and teams
  • Product owners, Business Owners, Decision-makers

For digital designers, product owners, business owners

Do less harm
with Digital Design

A lifecentred.design workshop in which you’ll learn:

  • Identify the carbon creators and exclusion problems in digital design
  • How to use sustainable digital design to use less energy, create less carbon, and are more inclusive
  • Use behavioural design to encourage more planet-friendly user behaviour

Who is this for?

  • Digital designers and teams—UX, UI, and Visual Designers, User Researchers, and UX Copywriters

Do more good
with Digital Design

A lifecentred.design workshop in which you’ll learn:

  • How to map your ecosystem
  • Identify the impacted non-humans and non-users
  • Use non-human and non-user personas to transform your business to become a more regenerative caretaker

Who is this for?

  • Digital designers and teams—UX, UI, and Visual Designers, User Researchers, and UX Copywriters
  • Product owners, Business Owners, Decision-makers

Take the lead

Lead the way by redesigning your products and business to reduce environmental and social harm and regenerate the people and environments your system relies on.

“The ideas really resonated with me as I’ve felt this growing unease with human centred design’s echo chamber”

“Super helpful tools for designers… I’ll be sharing them with the students.”

“An amazing book about the topic.”

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

#2 Amazon Best Seller in Engineering Design, Dec ’22 (The Life-centred Design Guide)

Take the lead

Lead the way by redesigning your products and business to reduce environmental and social harm and regenerate the people and environments your system relies on.

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

#2 Amazon Best Seller in Engineering Design, Dec ’22 (The Life-centred Design Guide)

“Super helpful tools for designers… I’ll be sharing them with the students.”

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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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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

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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

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