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What We Do

WE BUILD STRATEGIES WITH SOCIAL VISIONARIES

Borough + Block is a human-centered design studio.
We turn human insights into action by creating program strategies, tools, and narratives.


We've partnered with many visionaries

Our partners believe that learning opportunities empower people.


OUR PROCESS

 

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InsTILL

Understand Needs + DESIRES

 

CONTEXTUAL INTERVIEWS

OBSERVATIONAL RESEARCH

ONLINE SURVEYS

CO-CREATION SESSIONS

TRENDS ANALYSIS

AUDIT OF POSITIONING

PERSONAS AND INSIGHT BRIEF

 

IDEATE

BUILD VISION FOR THE FUTURE

 

STRATEGIC PLANNING

CORE ATTRIBUTES + STORY

DESIGN OBJECTIVE FRAMING

VALUE PROPOSITION DEFINITION

NAMING RECOMMENDATIONS

ENGAGEMENT STRATEGY

IMPLEMENT

BRING NEW VISION TO LIFE

 

EXPERIENCE DESIGN

PROGRAM DESIGN

MARKETING PLANNING

MESSAGING + NAMING

BRAND GUIDELINES

CREATIVE DIRECTION

WEB REFRESH + RECOMMENDATIONS


TRAINING + SPEAKING

With backgrounds in higher education teaching and facilitation, we offer thought leadership, design coaching, and storytelling.
Whether you are looking for a keynote speaker or hosting a team training, we can tailor the discussion to your audience.

Examples of sessions we have offered include:
Human-Centered Design
Understanding your Audience
Entrepreneurial Thinking
Communication Design
Prototyping for Discovery