Human Centred Design
Designing with humans as the focus, not the object.
Creating Personal Experience in Space
Designing the experiences and rituals alongside the space.
Creating and designing space to match your passions. A potting shed for a gardener, a stage for a dances, a window seat for a reader.
Start and explore with our tools and exercises to find our your truth of how you like your space.
We are designers, we design it to suit your unique choices.
People who want to learn about space design and creating their own ideal space.
People who want to explore, design and build their home.
People who want to explore and design their ideal play spaces, be they workshops, librarys, places for music etc.
People who want to explore and design their ideal workspace.
People who want to design a nurturing health space.
1:1 Bespoke Design
Custom design to your unique brief. We do it for you.
Co-creation (clients design with us)
Custom design. You design with us and learn as you go.
Self Service (Tools)
You use our tools and exercises to explore your preferences and develop an indepth brief.
Surveys, card games, apps, ebooks.
Design Arena - Bookclub / Workshops / Community
Join us for events. We like to explore together and bounce ideas, and hope to build on the culture of design around us.
Design - Architecture / interiors/ graphics/ experiences
Customer Identity / Discovery / Brief Creation
Create Arena - Hosting of shared workspace of diverse designers.
Education & Learning - Workshops / Tools / Writing
Publishing / Curating
Matching - develop brief development into profiling of clients and designers in the future. rsvp client and designer.
Word of Mouth
Website - www.surroundings.com.au
Facebook / Twitter / LinkedIN / Quora / Pinterest
Active Database & Contact (Mailchimp)
itunes (future app)
Google Adwords (to do)
Suzie Wiley / Laura Pascoe / Jon Henzell
Use of subscription web cloud based infrastructure. We use dropbox for file storage, squarespace for web building, survey gizmo for survey building, xero for accounting, paypal for banking. Basecamp for project management. Autocad for drafting and Sketchup for 3D.
Tools and Intel
Cardsets, Apps, Workshops, Exercises.
Design Arena - Venue
Studio at 9 Trafalgar Street Woolloongabba
- Value Driven Model
- Fixed Costs - Salaries / Venue / Operations
- Content Development
- Flexible Costs - collaborations and consultants
- IT Infrastructure - Subscriptions to software
Design Collaboration - Tools and Design Thinking
Creative Collaborations Space - Ideas from Diversity
Caro Jackson aka Super Average
Jess Jackson - Jacks Corner
Builder and maker Collaborations
Wiley and Co
We would like to develop relationships to develop
- Fee for Service - Design (Lump Sum or Hourly)
- Fee for Service - Workshops (Lump Sum)
- Product Sales - Tools
- Product Licencing
- Create Arena - Venue (lending/leasing)
- Matching / Referrals