Louisa Szücs Johansson
Service designer and design strategist 



About


Louisa is a designer passionate about solving problems that matter with curiosity, critical thinking and people at heart.

Portfolio


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Work


Zenit Design
Senior Service Designer
April 2018 - 

Experio Lab
Service designer and coordinator
Aug 2015 - March 2018

Forum for Social Innovation Sweden
Design manager
Sept 2013 - Aug 2015

DISK - Designer i Skåne
Board member
May 2014 - May 2015

Freelance design consultant
Clients: Malmö stad, Malmö university
June 2013 - June 2014


Education


MFA in Design, HDK School of Design and Crafts, Gothenburg, 2011 - 2013

BSc in Product Design, Malmö University, Malmö, 2008 -2011

Interior Design & Architecture, Universitetsholmensgymnasium, Malmö, 2002 - 2005


Awards


Guldskalpellen, 2018 
Category: Årets banbrytare
Dagens Medicin

Psynkpriset, 2016
Uppdrag Psykisk Hälsa och SKL

Design S, 2016
Category: Sustainable development 
Svensk Form


Publications


A Trojan horse approach to changing mental health care for young people through service design - a case study in Design4Health journal together with Josina Vink and Katarina Wetter Edman. 

Designlabb för social innovation
(in Swedish) is the final report of the 1,5 year long project where I investigated the growing movement of design labs tackling social challenges. 

Designlabb för social innovation - en kartläggning (in Swedish) is a mapping of design and social innovation labs around the world. In this mapping I have studied some international eaxmples and looked closer at how Sweden could learn from their experiences. 

ABC i Design och Social Innovation (in Swedish) introduces the notion of design and social innovation and discusses the opportunities of using design when striving to develop new solutions that meet social needs.

Innovation through process and context: orchestrating processes for co-design and meaning-creationIn this master thesis I investigate the integration of design competence when striving to innovate in public organisations. 


News


2018 
12/6 Award: Guldskalpellen 2018 - Årets banbrytare, Dagens Medicin
1/4 New position: Senior Service Designer at Zenit Design 
26/3 Award nomination: Design S 2018 - de är nominerade, Svensk Form


2017
24/10 Article: A Trojan horse approach to changing mental health care for young people through service design, Design4Health journal
13/10 Talk: Forskningsfrukost med Experio Lab, FoU Helsingborg
4/7 Talk: Varför ska alla plötsligt ”labba”? Om framväxten av labbmiljöer för samhällsutveckling, Almedalen 
26/4 Award: Vinnare av Vitalisstipendiet 2017, Vitalis 
1/3 Workshop: Designjam för ungas psykiska hälsa, Innovation Skåne
1/2 Award: Psynkpriset 2016 , Uppdrag Psykisk Hälsa & SKL

2016 
23/11 Award: Design S 2016, Svensk Form
23/11 Workshop: Design S-dagen, ArkDes
27/10 Talk: Embedded designers as guerrilla negotiators, Service Design Global Conference 2016
21/9 Article: Med fokus på ungdomar i Första linjen, Tidningen Innovation
23/8 Talk: Design av tjänster för den nya preventiva hälsomarknaden, Livsplats Sverige, Varberg
6/7 Talk: Så tar vi tillvara patienten som resurs för att ställa om hälso- och sjukvården, Almedalen
7/6 Radio: The Borders of Sanity, Sweden's Adolescents, BBC Radio 4
19/5 Talk: Första linjen pilotprojekt, Sveriges Kommuner och Landsting
17/5 Talk: Experio Lab, PwCs Revisionsdagar, Karlstad
25/2 Press: Unga spånade kring hjälp för unga med problem, Värmlands Folkblad
24/2 Press: Landstinget tar hjälp av unga, Nya Wermlands-Tidningen
24/2 Radio: Elever och landsting i samarbete mot psykisk ohälsa, Sveriges Radio

2015 
13/11 Talk: Kreativa Skåne, Region Skåne, Malmö
19/8 New job: Service designer at Experio Lab, County Council of Värmland
2/6 Featured: Lab Notes - June Edition #11, Nesta, GovLab, MaRS etc. 
15/5 Article: Design as a process should be central to all organisations across Europe. European Growth by Design, Design for Europe Summit, Brussels
29/4 Article: Launching Co-Labs, Mötesplats Social Innovation
29/4 Article: Q&A about Co-Labs, Mötesplats Social Innovation
14/4 Talk: Uppdrag: Användare Design & Policy , SVID, Stockholm
12/3 Article: Design som ansats för social innovation, Mötesplats Social Innovation
10/3 Article: Design får en allt tydligare position i samhällsutvecklingen, Mötesplats Social Innovation

2014
2/12 Conference: Social experiments in The Nordics, SIX Nordic, Copenhagen
1/12 Conference: Sociale Eksperimenter, Social+, Copenhagen
27/11 Article: InnoCarnival, Mötesplats Social Innovation
19/11 Panel: Participation through art and design processes for the development of health care, Global Week HDK School of Design and Craft
19/11 Lecture and workshop: Business & Design Master, HDK - School of Design and Craft
24/10 Guest column: Frirum för nytänk, Centrum för Publikt Entreprenörskap
23/10 Article: Design som frirum för nytänk, Mötesplats Social Innovation
17/10 Publication: Designlabb för Social Innovation, Mötesplats Social Innovation
6/10 Workshop facilitator: Service Design in Urban Transformation, Service Design Global Conference, Hyper Island, Stockholm
9/4-12/9 Juror: Revitalizing with collaborative consumption, CityMart
12/8 Article: Vill utveckla svenska museer, Västerviks Tidningen
12/8-15/8 Workshop facilitator: Epicentrum v.33 with Swedish Exhibition Agency, Visby
3/7 Workshop facilitator: Design som samverkansmodell, Almedalen, Visby
2/7 Interview: Folklabbet - Samtal om design och hälsa, Almedalen, Visby
2/7-3/7 Workshop: Folklabbet: en demokratisk designverkstad, Almedalen, Visby
25/6 Article: Future directions of design and design research, Mötesplats Social Innovation
4/6 Publication: ABC i Design och Social Innovation, Mötesplats Social innovation
28/5 Article: Nationellt möte om design för tjänster, social innovation och policy, Mötesplats Social Innovation
26/5 Interview: Därför jobbar vi med design, Mötesplats Social Innovation
13/5 News: Board Member at DISK-Designer i Skåne 
6/5 Seminar: Design som metod, Medicon Village, Lund
25/3 Seminar: Social Innovation - Hur kan design lösa samhällsutmaningar?, SVID Arkitektur- och designcentrum, Stockholm
22/2-12/4 Exhibition: Co-curator of Social Design exhibiton, Manifesto, Helsingborg
10/2 Interview: On social design thinking, Platskontoret, Manifesto
5-19/2 Workshop: 2014 Icsid Interdesign Mumbai : Humanising a Metropolis, India
28/1 Seminar: Designing publics, publics designing: Design roles in social innovation, Konstfack, Stockholm
27/1 Seminar: Design in the public sector - opportunities and challenges, Konstfack, Stockholm

2013
26-28/11 Exhibition: Ideas on the future elderly care in Malmö, City of Malmö
23-24/11 Camp: 24hrs Social Innovation Camp, Malmö
20/11 Presentation: Social Design for Helsingborg politicians, Manifesto, Helsingborg
3/9 Presentation: Master Thesis, City of Malmö, Department for health and social care
27/5 Publication: Master Thesis - Design of services; Innovation through process and context

2012
2/6-8/6 Workshop: Local Holistic Sustainability, Höfn in Hornafjörður, Iceland

2010
8/6 Article: Studenter vinner Drivhusets tävling , Malmö University
16/4 Article: Produktdesign presenterar projekt Papperskorg , Malmö University

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