What We Do

Society is not working for many people. We help the right people come together and create the change our world needs.

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We’re a team of designers, researchers and strategist. We enjoy challenging assumptions and working in an open and collaborative way. We’re a curious, playful and thoughtful bunch.

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We partner with ambitious teams that are working to have a deep and lasting social impact. We provide the methodology, specialist skills and experience to help you be even more efficient and effective.

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  • Shift brings significant expertise and experience in product and service design, as well as a well developed approach to generating three strands of value, which sit at the core of their work. Shift’s way of working is really good fun, and we’ve made huge progress in a short space of time. Sarah McMullen, Head of Knowledge NCT
  • Shift are fantastic to work with! I really value that they care about how each project can be impactful – rather than just delivering the outputs. They are really good at knowing when research needs to pivot – we started out with an internal report and soon realised that we needed to take a more systemic approach. Carla Ross, Public Engagement Research & Evidence Lead Wellcome

Open insights

Explore reports, articles and videos we’ve made available to help anyone designing for impact.

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