Archive for February, 2011

does design have power?

February 17, 2011

Meriel Lenfestey, co-founder of social enterprise, asks if design can really change people’s behaviour, a site that enables people to lend their goods and services for free, for a fee or for charity, started life as an experiment in whether the power of design could change people’s behaviour for the benefit of the environment and the community.

The thinking was that everything exists within our communities to live the lives we want, without rushing out to buy yet more goods.

Read on ..

building trust between strangers ..

February 9, 2011

This week saw the second of Nesta’s events around Collaborative Consumption focused on “how to build trust between strangers“. Alongside Rachel Botsman a whole host of people were invited to talk including our very own Meriel Lenfestey. Watch the video’s here.

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