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Paper Giant is a strategic design consultancy. We help you to understand and solve complex problems, together with your customers and communities.


Paper Giant is a strategic design consultancy that helps organisations understand and solve complex problems, with their customers and communities.


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We’re open for Melbourne Design Week

With even Dieter Rams admitting his relentless pursuit of form and function contributed to the world’s overconsumption – the time is now to consider and evaluate design from all viewpoints. Melbourne Design Week offers Melbourne’s growing design community a chance to celebrate their achievements but also to reflect on how and why we do the […]

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PG #28 – “When you can’t name a problem, you can’t solve it”

Today is International Women’s Day, a day that for many women is one of both celebration and mourning: how far we’ve come, and how far we still have to go. In that context, I want to talk briefly about ‘intersectionality’, a word that some people dismiss as one piece of jargon too many. “Every five […]

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Co-design for Social Innovation Workshop – 20th March, Melbourne

When some people talk about innovation, they talk about failing fast and failing often – an approach that many organisations simply cannot afford to take. Co-design is a method those in the public sector can use to create meaningful solutions to complex problems, without the gung-ho attitude. Join us on March 20 for a free […]

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PG #27 – From human centred to community centred

In the last two years we’ve grown from a team of 6 to a team of 16, and around us has grown a wonderful community of researchers, designers, clients and community groups working their utmost to make positive change in the world (including you, dear newsletter reader!) Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about that […]

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PG #26 – Deciding where to draw the line

In this fortnight’s edition of the newsletter we take a look at when it’s useful to draw lines between things, and when it isn’t. Happy drawing. — the PG team

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