There’s a wealth of information out there, here’s some of our favourites to get you started.


Stanford University Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (

We’re big fans of the Stanford model (Erin studied there after all!) and one of the reasons we use it in our work is so that our clients also have access to their substantial library of resources, which increases the chance of changing the world through design!

IDEO and

IDEO and their social sector organisation also have great resources on their website with their model of HCD also including storytelling, which we absolutely love!

Short videos

What is Design Thinking?

The origins of Design Thinking at Stanford

Human Centred Design (social change)


IDEO U Creative Confidence

Elizabeth Gilbert’s, Magic Lessons (from her book Big Magic)


Make Time Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky

Big Magic Elizabeth Gilbert

Creative Confidence Tom Kelley and David Kelley

The Power of Moments Chip Heath and Dan Heath

Cultivating Curiosity Evette Cordy

Get in contact if you’ve got great resources that you think we should add here!

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Breeana Dunbar Photography