Harry Trimble

words I've written


Competing to prove your identity

How everyone is, on purpose or not, trying to prove who you are

Doing sport locally can be simpler

How doing sport locally can be simpler

Doing sport locally is hard

My frustration trying to book places to do sport

Design Ventura Summit

Things I said on panel discussion about education

We've published the check before you start pattern

Research and testing how user check if to use a service or not

Naming your service: a new approach to patterns

Making guides and patterns to design government services

Purpose and future of design education

A short talk I gave at the new Design Museum

Make renting simpler

API the shit out of renting. Remove waste. Add trust


Using the internet to change how sexual health testing is delivered

GDS and what we’ve learned. So far.

Talk I did for product managers in the Danish government

Hosting Design Ventura at GDS

Helping improve design education in schools

The Syria I remember

A list of things I remember from visiting Syria 10 years ago

Check before you start

Design patterns to build government services

Design for data

Written with Sarah Gold of design studio IF

I tried to vote, I really did

Story of the trouble I had voting

Services that are simple to explain

Whole team helping users understand how a service works

Innovation isn't a thing

RCA magazine article I contributed words to

The shotgun and the service designer

GDS service design patterns

The Government School of Design

Design education and working with students at Middlesex University

Mapping driving services

Making a graphic of government driving services as they are now

Five words I haven’t heard at work

The language people and don't use at where I work

Designing services by making them

Building a asking of help service for NHS gambling clinic

RCA resignations: some context

My personal views of the recent changes at the Royal College of Art

Three things I learnt at the RCA

What I learned while doing a masters degree

Harmlessly in the ‘zone’

An essay I wrote about whether gambling machines could be made safe to use

Things I've worked on

Words I've written

Books I like

Podcasts I listen to

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