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Design + Management=DESMA
The DESMA Movie is now up for view >>link to Movie
DESMA is a network that engages academia and practice to understand and rethink how design and management can drive innovation, social progress and competitiveness. 



A series of OnAir Hangouts where people interested in design + management discuss the back-end of work in transdisciplinary settings.

To Episode 8 (You Tube)

More about the Desma Chats


Dorthe Mejlhede is an industrial PhD scholar from Copenhagen Business School, who has been BDL’s guest at HDK for three weeks. Dorthe is doing research in an organisation, which supplies banks with IT solutions. Her topic is design thinking and the relation to management, innovation and strategy.

HDK - Academy of Design and Crafts

HDK - Academy of Design and Crafts is the host department of BDL and home to some of the reasearchers affiliated to BDL.

School of Business, Economics & Law

The School of Business, Economics & Law is home to some of the reasearchers affiliated to BDL.

Business & Design Master

We have a strong collaboration with the Master's programme in Business & Design at HDK. It's is a platform for experimenting and a source of new research projects.


Follow Business & Design Lab activities on social media.

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