How to use Service Design to build your IoT strategy

How to use Service Design to build your IoT strategy

How do you prepare your business for digitalisation? Learn from our Principal Service Designer Steinar Danielsen how you can start the transformation.

Envisioning the Future of Urban Nature with Umeå Institute of Design & Husqvarna

Envisioning the Future of Urban Nature with Umeå Institute of Design & Husqvarna

Above collaborated with Husqvarna/Gardena and Umeå Institute of Design to envision the future of Urban Nature. 11 students worked for 10 weeks on 7 projects that showed a bright outlook on what a greener world could look like. 

New clients & projects

New clients & projects

We are happy to announce some very interesting projects starting off this fall. The outcome of these collaborations we have to wait until next year. Stay tuned. 

New faces @Above

New faces @Above

Since early summer the studios in Malmö and Stockholm have grown with some fantastic team members. A big warm welcome to Emmanuelle Choteau, Steinar Danielsen, Besar Jashanica, Alicia Hatt, Viktor Gustafsson, Mårten Lundberg, Zhi Wang, Aycan Elijah Yilmaz, Johan Liljegren, Stina Leghammar, Mårten Sahlén, Felix Heibeck, Tobias Coorleder, Linus Lindvall,  Ahmet Yildirim, Lu Zheng, Lary Alaouchiche, James Jacobsson and Daniel Skagmo.

A Beginner’s Guide to Making Circular Products (Hint: It’s Not That Hard)

A Beginner’s Guide to Making Circular Products (Hint: It’s Not That Hard)

We’ve all heard of several services that let you share products that you already own or lend your time to others via a peer-to-peer services. But how about all those new products that are being built every day? Everything that you buy, only to use for a couple of months and then throw away? All the fitness trackers that you bought — with the hope to change the course of your life? How about that compact digital camera your aunt bought you 4 Christmases ago?  Read the whole article by Johanna Tunlid & Bilgi Karan regarding Sustainability & the circular economy. 

Shoe fit is more than a number

Shoe fit is more than a number

50% of women – and 30% of men – buy shoes with the wrong fit. Find out how we helped Volumental creating an attractive hardware for in-store foot scanning.

 

The Above Fusion Conference (and Party)

The Above Fusion Conference (and Party)

We believe that strategy, design and technology make a beautiful combination. To prove it, we invited some dear friends to talk about the latest & greatest on topics that are very close to our hearts. The result was our first Above Fusion event.

 

INR - Bow towel dryer

INR - Bow towel dryer

Our collaboration with INR ended up with a beautiful result, Bow which this spring got an Red Dot Award winner for its innovative design.

Frankly + Howl = Above

Frankly + Howl = Above

Today we proudly announce the merge of renowned design agency HOWL and the technology powerhouse Frankly, forming a new full stack, innovation agency named Above.This is a major leap in our long and established partnership but also a crucial formation to keep ahead of the game, move fast and create positive impact for our clients globally.

New kids on the block

New kids on the block

We’re massively fortunate to have had Johanna, Sidhura, Mikael, Thuy, Ingrid, Siddharth, Marianne and Johan join us the last few months. We’re thrilled and proud to have them onboard. Big welcome!