Spotless updates.

Here you’ll find our latest news, company updates, and events as well as some reviews of the latest trends and technology.

Ine Vassøy
18 January 2017

We’re about to host the first (in a series) of roundtable breakfast events at Spotless in 2017, where we’ll discuss how to use behavioural economics to safeguard people’s financial future. How can we design for healthy financial habits and help people change their relationship and behaviours towards money? If you’re not fired up already, we also have a knockout lineup of guest speakers from both Fintech and Behavioural Economics. Per Polland, CCO of Habito & Sotiris Georganas, Reader in Behavioural Economics at the City University London. Spots are limited, but please feel free to get in touch if this is something you wouldn’t wanna…

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Ine Vassøy
5 December 2016

Last week I did a talk at General Assembly in London for the User Experience (UX) Design class. Service Design and UX Design have a lot in common as both disciplines have sprung from the traditional design field and that it’s all about the interactions and touchpoints. In UX Design, you design the interaction between the users and the digital touchpoints. In Service Design, you design the interactions between the users and the different touchpoints of the service provider. Anyhow, here’s a few key slides and some thoughts from the presentation to enjoy over a cup of coffee. What is…

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Richie Kennedy
22 November 2016

Digital Construction Week ran on the 26th and 27th of October and when I saw a conference showing innovations in a sector as complex and vast as construction, I had to go along! Construction has been an interest of mine for a long time as it’s an industry that always tries to break boundaries while keeping the need for functionality and safety at its heart.

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Ine Vassøy
18 November 2016

I was lucky to be invited to the Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Science (HiOA) to share my service design experiences with the master students. This was the third time visiting but it’s still quite a surreal experience having lunch with the teachers rather than the students. 10 years ago I started my design education here, but it feels like yesterday that I was sanding, soldering, painting and building prototypes in the workshop. It was quite a nostalgic experience.   Thinking about the years that have passed much have changed since I was a student, including the field…

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Ine Vassøy
3 November 2016

There’s been some really good talks and discussions at the Global Service Design Conference in Amsterdam, as well as a huge intake of coffee. There is a sense of openness in the service design community which makes it a great place to discuss what service design have become and what it might be in the future. During the conference many fundamental questions have been raised; What is a service designer? Are we thinkers or doers? Where do we fit in?  Most of the questions remain unanswered and that’s the beauty really. Here are some of the questions that made an…

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Tom Knoll
1 November 2016

Productivity in the Spotless office took a nosedive last Monday afternoon when a mysterious package was delivered from Amazon. The package in question contained the PlayStation VR headset as well as a bunch of accessories and VR games…

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