Bas Raijmakers is co-founder and director of STBY, an Anglodutch studio that specialises in design research for meaningful change . With a background in social sciences and design, Bas has built a practice and studio of 8 people that extends into a network of 18 similar studios around the world in 23 countries on 6 continents: the Reach Network. International clients include Google and Spotify, and NGOs What Design Can Do and the Wellcome trust. STBY also works for national and local governments like the City of Amsterdam and the State of Jalisco, in Mexico. Many topics in STBY’s portfolio focus on complex problems that require creative reframing, from the climate emergency to team collaboration in the era of hybrid work, to trust in science during a pandemic. Bas holds a masters degree in Cultural Studies from the University of Amsterdam and a PhD in Design Interactions from the Royal College of Art in London. He was a professor in Strategic Creativity at Design Academy Eindhoven for 8 years.
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What Design Research can Learn from Documentary FilmmakingFriday, March 11, 2022 | 9:30am - 10:00am PT