Design Innovation

Design.Different Vol.4

Design.Different Vol.4

Explore inclusive design research, projects, reflections, and provocations from across the Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design in Design Different magazine, Vol. 4

2023 Pathfinder Projects

2023 Pathfinder Projects

Meet 11 projects supported through our Pathfinder Innovation Programme, aiming to enable people to stay active and joyful life at every age.

Pathfinder Pop-up

Pathfinder Pop-up

Explore the latests projects and prototypes from Design Age Institute's Pathfinder Innovation Programme at this Pop-up event on 15 February.

Meet the speakers

Meet the speakers

Meet the team delivering our upcoming Masterclass in Designing for An Ageing Population on 27-28 November at the Royal College of Art.

Design Age Ideas

Design Age Ideas

Dive into our latest report, Design Age Ideas, and get inspired by the role we each have to play in designing better for an ageing population.

Design Age Masterclass

Design Age Masterclass

Colum Lowe, Director, Design Age Institute, invites you a Masterclass in designing with and for an ageing population this November.

New Pathfinder Awardees

New Pathfinder Awardees

Meet our newest Pathfinder Innovation Programme Awardees, who will be investing in good design to bring new products and services towards market.

Healthy Ageing 2023

Healthy Ageing 2023

The UKRI Healthy Ageing Challenge returns with its conference this 13-14 November, showcasing innovation and impact being delivered across the UK.

#RCA2023

#RCA2023

Our Institute Manager, Melanie Smith, explores some of the design and age related projects being presented in this year's RCA Graduate Exhibition.

WATCH: Money Well Spent

WATCH: Money Well Spent

Watch our webinar exploring the barriers which stop us from spending the way we want to as we get older, and launching a joint report.

Transport Pathfinder Awardees

Transport Pathfinder Awardees

Meet our Transport Pathfinder Awardees and their projects, which respond to a growing need for transport options for an ageing population.

Masterclass: 27 & 28 November

Masterclass: 27 & 28 November

Discover a new way to think about ageing and how to design services and products for older adults in a Masterclass in Design for an Ageing Population.

WEBINAR: Money well spent?

WEBINAR: Money well spent?

Join a panel of experts for a webinar exploring the findings of a newly published report on barriers and opportunities for spending in later life.

Mobility Pathfinder Briefing

Mobility Pathfinder Briefing

Do you have an idea to reimagine transport for an ageing population? Join our event introducing our new Programme with up to £120k funding available.

Exhibit: Our Future Selves

Exhibit: Our Future Selves

Explore how design is transforming the way society can support everyone to age with greater agency and joy in a new display featuring ten projects being supported by the Institute.

Application workshops

Application workshops

Get involved in one of two application support workshops for applicants to the Transport Innovation Pathfinder Programme.

WATCH: Transport Briefing

WATCH: Transport Briefing

Watch a recording of the Transport Pathfinder Innovation Programme Briefing event.

Designing for our Future Selves

Designing for our Future Selves

Our upcoming display at the Design Museum from 24 February, will showcase ten innovative design initiatives that aim to help everyone age more happily and healthily.

Virtual Briefing Event

Virtual Briefing Event

Do you have an idea to reimagine transport for an ageing population? Join our event introducing our new Programme with up to £120k funding available.