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Garden Assembly

Garden Assembly

Drop into the Design Museum on 11 June to explore the new intergenerational garden and discover ways to bring green spaces big and small to life!

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.

WATCH: Happy, Healthy & Wise

WATCH: Happy, Healthy & Wise

Watch our talk exploring how designers can create products, services and environments that are not only needed, but desired by older people.

WATCH: Mobility Briefing

WATCH: Mobility Briefing

Watch the briefing event for Design Age Institute’s new Mobility Pathfinder Innovation Programme, with £50-£70k available.

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.

WATCH: The Wisdom Hour

WATCH: The Wisdom Hour

Luke Pearson, co-founder of Pearson Lloyd and Intelligent Mobility design student Richard Newman, discuss designing for transport & mobility for every age.

Happy, Healthy & Wise

Happy, Healthy & Wise

Join a panel of experts to explore how can organisations create products, services and environments that are not only needed, but desired, by older people?

The Wisdom Hour: Future Selves

The Wisdom Hour: Future Selves

The Wisdom Hour invites you to reflect on getting older (and possibly wiser!) over a cup of tea.

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.

The Wisdom Hour: Transport

The Wisdom Hour: Transport

Designers Luke Pearson and Richard Newman sit down for a discussion on wisdom, ageing, and designing for a more mobile world.

Design.Different

Design.Different

Featuring the work of The Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design (HHCD) over 2021/22, a period of opening up, new possibilities and intense activity.

WATCH: The Wisdom Hour

WATCH: The Wisdom Hour

Fashion designers Betty Jackson and Ellen Fowles, sat down for "The Wisdom Hour" to discuss wisdom, designing and ageing in a changing world.

Petition for packaging

Petition for packaging

Join us in petitioning government to introduce mandatory standards for consumer packaging to enhance accessibility, sustainability & choice.

On Tour: V&A Dundee

On Tour: V&A Dundee

Our recent exhibit 'The Future of Ageing', co-curated with the Design Museum, is touring to the V&A Dundee between 12 October 2022 - 22 January 2023.

Designing the Everyday

Designing the Everyday

Read our latest report, ‘Designing the everyday for a less frustrating later life’, revealing the most frustrating household objects as we age.