DESIS Ireland is a design research lab that explores the intersections and relationships
between design, social change and social innovation. The DESIS Ireland Lab is part of
the global DESIS network but with a focus on themes that are most relevant to Ireland.
These include the emerging practices of design for social innovation, codesign, strategic and
service design, public service innovation and sustainable behaviour change.
DESIS Ireland is a collaboration between Dublin Institute of Technology,
University of Limerick and National College of Art and Design.
DESIS Ireland is initially interested in exploring the following themes.
Social, civic & sustainable innovation
Co-design for policy & public service innovation