Systems Oriented Design / Systemorientert Design (NO)

The designerly way to work with systems

The main mission of Systems Oriented Design is to build the designers own interpretation and implementation of systems thinking so that systems thinking can fully benefit from design thinking and practice and so that design thinking and practice can fully benefit from systems thinking.



News blog

Winning project on TV2

2nd May 2013

The award winning project Design for Dignity in a Sexual Assoult Responce System was reported on by the Norwegian TV2

See the film here: >>>>>

Symposium Deadline is expanded

27th April 2013

The Deadline for abstract submission to the RSTD2 symposium is expanded to 15th May

We are looking forward to your contributions!

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SOD-projects win prices

27th April 2013

The first and the second price of the 2013 young talent award from the Norwegian Design Council was earned by two Systems Oriented Design projects.

First price was won by Manuela Aguirre and Jan Kristian Strømsnes with the project Designing for Dignity in a Sexual Violence Responce system.

The second price went to Jan Kristian Strømsnes for his project Nautical Controls for the Future.

The price announcements are here: >>>>>

Read more about the Dignity project here >>>>>

Read more about the Haptic controls project here >>>>>


SOD used in commercialization of research project

27th April 2013

The Norwegian Design Council with Adrian Paulsen initiated a project with the renown research hub Simula and their project Celerway. Celerway is a new technology that makes the use of cellphones while on the move more fluent.

SOD helped to gain an overview and to generate ways to communicate the technology.

The Norwegian Research Council reported on the project on their website.

Read more here (Norwegian) >>>>>


UBC-project wins innovation price

17th March 2013

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17th March 2013. The UBC (Ullstein Ship Bridge Concept) project wins one million NOK in the DNB innovation price

Read more here (Norwegian) >>>>>


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