Papers in peer-reviewed journals
(*peer reviewed)

Kimbell, L. (2013) The Object Fights Back: An interview with Graham Harman, Design and Culture, 5(1): 103-117
Kimbell, L. (2012) Rethinking Design Thinking: Part 2, Design and Culture, 4(2):129-148*
Kimbell, L. (2011) Rethinking Design Thinking: Part 1, Design and Culture, 3(3): 285-306*
Kimbell, L. (2011) Designing for Service as One Way of Designing Services, International Journal of Design, 5(2): 41-52*
Kimbell, L. (2011) An Aesthetic Inquiry into Organizing Some Rats and Some PeopleTamara: Journal for Critical Organizational Inquiry, 9(3-4): 77-92*


Toolkit

Social Design Methods Menu. By Lucy Kimbell and Joe Julier. 2012. Published by Fieldstudio Ltd, London.



Selected conference papers and seminars (*peer reviewed)
 

2014

Oxford Futures Forum (co-convenor and curator), Said Business School, Oxford.
Yasser Bhatti, Lucy Kimbell, Rafael Ramirez, and Cynthia Selin. (2013) Oxford Futures Forum 2014: Scoping the Dialogue Space

Kimbell, L. (2014). Some Futures for Art and Design Institutions. United Kingdom Arts and Design Institutions Association (ukadia) Conference. Keynote. Transcript and slides available here.

Mapping Social Design Research and Practice. (For the AHRC). Research blog.


2013


Design Research Conference
, IIT, Chicago. (keynote).

New, S. and Kimbell, L. (2013) Chimps, Designers, Consultants and Empathy: A “Theory of Mind” for Service Design. Cambridge Academic Design Conference*.

Critiquing the North American Design PhD Symposium. School of Design,
Carnegie Mellon University (invited contributor).

Royal Society of Arts. Design and Society event with Alice Rawsthorn. (chair) (video)

Social Design Talks (co-curator)


2012

Mindlab, Copenhagen. Designing services, designing business models (invited speaker).

Danish Design School. So much for all the (design) thinking (invited speaker).

Eindhoven Academy of Design, Design Debates Series (invited speaker).
Kimbell, L. (2012) Design leadership.

Policy as Designed: MindLab. Panel member. Danish Embassy, London. London Design Festival.

Prototyping Care 4 Care. Social Design Talks. Victoria & Albert Museum. London Design Festival.

Critical Pathways in Design, Royal Anthropological Institute. Invited panel member.

University of the Arts DESIS Public and Collaborative Series, Central St Martins, London
Kimbell, L. (2012) Design's new publics. Video is here

TEDx Oxbridge, Cambridge (invited speaker)
Kimbell, L. (2012) Extreme refurb. Video is here

Social Design Talks (co-curator)


2011


International Association of Societies of Design Research (IASDR), Delft, (keynote)
Kimbell, L. (2011) Why service design is both more and less than it seems. Video is here

Service Design Performances Series, DESIS Lab, Parsons The New School of Design, New York (invited speaker)
Kimbell, L. (2011) Designing services, designing societies

The Animal Gaze Returned, London Met University
Kimbell, L. (2011) One night with rats in the serivce of art

Making Crafting Designing symposium, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart (invited speaker)
Kimbell, L. (2011) Designing future practices

The Story, Conway Hall, London (invited speaker)
Kimbell, L. (2011) Me and my data



2010

Strategic Design and Public Policy. Glen Cove, NY. (co-organiser)
Conference report by Miller, D., Rudnick, L., Kimbell, L. and Philipsen, G.

Design Network Conference, Berlin (keynote speaker)
Kimbell, L. (2010) Service design at a crossroads (text) or video

European Association for the Study of Science and Technology conference*, Trento
Kimbell, L. (2010) One night with rats in the serivce of art

Design Management Institute European Conference, London (keynote speaker)
Kimbell, L. (2010) From user-centred design to designing for service.


2009


Service Design Network Conference, Madeira
Kimbell, L. (2009) Service-dominant logic and design for service*. Published in Touchpoint, issue 3.

Centre for Research on Socio-Cultural Change (CRESC)*, Manchester
Kimbell, L. (2009) Design-as-practice and designs-in-practice
 
European Academy of Management*, Liverpool
Kimbell, L. (2009) Design practices in design thinking.
 
8th European Academy of Design*, Aberdeen
Kimbell, L. (2009) Insights from service design practice. Published in proceedings.
 

2008


Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference, Copenhagen (keynote)
Kimbell, L. (2008) Reassembling the visual. Published in proceedings.

EIASM Imagining Business workshop*, Oxford

 
2007

International Design Principles and Practices*, London
European Group for Organisation Studies*, Vienna


2006

European Academy of Management*, Aberdeen.
New, S. and Kimbell, L. (2006). On the invisibility and anonymity of process design. Published in proceedings.

Wonderground. Design Research Society Conference*, Lisbon, 2006



Book chapters


Kimbell, L. (forthcoming), ‘Giving design some different clothes’ in Dunleavy, P, et al. (eds.) Innovating Through Design in Government and Public Services.

Kimbell, L. (2014). 'Do-able and at human scale'. In Denny and Sutherland (eds). The Sourcebook of Business Anthropology. Left Coast Press.

Kimbell, L. (2014), 'One of my top 10 days'. In Thrift, N., Tickell, A., Woolgar, S. and Rupp, W. (eds.) Globalization in Practice. OUP.

Kimbell, L. (2013). 'We do this already, don't we?' in Polaine, A., Løvlie, L. and Reason, B. Service Design. Rosenfeld Media.

Kimbell, L. (2011), '
Manifesto for the M(B)A in Designing Better Futures' in Cooper, R. Junginger, S. and Lockwood, T. (eds) The Handbook of Design Management, Oxford: Berg.

Kimbell, L. (2011), '
From novelty to routine: Services in science and technology-based Enterprises' in Meroni, A. and Sangiorgi, D. (eds), Design for Services, Gower Publishing.

Kimbell, L. (2010) 'Services Marketing' in Stickdorn, M. (ed) This is Service Design Thinking. BIS Publishers.

Kimbell, L. (2010) 'Designing for Services in Science and Technology-based Enterprises' in Inns, T. Designing for the 21st Century: Volume 2: Interdisciplinary Methods and Findings, Ashgate Publishing.

Kimbell, L. (2009) '
The Turn to Service Design' in Julier, G. and Moor, L., (eds) Design and Creativity: Policy, Management and Practice, Oxford: Berg.

Kimbell,  L. (2005), '
If networked art is the answer what is the question?' in Corby, T.(ed) Network Art, Routledge.

Barry, A. and Kimbell, L. (2005) '
Pindices' in Latour, B. and Weibel, P. (eds) Making Things Public: Atmospheres of Democracy, Cambridge: MIT Press.

 
 
Reviews, catalogues and other essays
 
Kimbell, L. (2013) Design Your Way to Better Public Services. Policy Network.
Blyth, S. and Kimbell, L. (2011)
Design Thinking and the Big Society. London: Actant and Taylor Haig.
Kimbell, L. (2009) Art and design practices as organisational R&D. le Libellio d’AEGIS. Hiver 2009-2010 Volume 5, numéro 4.
Kimbell, L. (2009)
Review: Exhibitions as experiments. Aesthesis 2(3).
Hodby, A., Kimbell, L. and Wakeford, N. (2008) Imagining Business catalogue introduction
Kimbell, L., Marres, N. and Wakeford, N. (2008) Conversation extract. Imagining Business catalogue.
 
Films
 
Kimbell, L. et al (2011) Behave: New services to change travel behaviours. Available on vimeo. Dur 4:04.
Kimbell, L. (2009)
Seven Minutes with Rats in the Service of Art. Available on vimeo. Dur 7:47.
Kimbell, L. (2008) What do service designers do? Available on vimeo. Dur 7:16.


 
Books/publications
 
Kimbell, L. (forthcoming 2014) Service Innovation Handbook. Templates - Cases - Capabilities. BIS Publishers.

Kimbell, L. (2010) Drivers of Change for Organisations around Service over the next 3-5 years. London: Engine.


Kimbell, L. and Seidel, Victor P. (2008) (eds) Designing for Services – Multidisciplinary Perspectives: Proceedings from the Exploratory Project on Designing for Services in Science and Technology-based Enterprises. Oxford: Saïd Business School.

Kimbell, L. (2004) (ed) New Media Art: Practice and Context in the UK 1994-2004. Arts Council England/Cornerhouse Publications.

Kimbell, L. (2002)
Audit. London: Bookworks. View publisher’s website. Also available on Amazon and art bookshops such as Tate Modern.


Popular blog posts
 
2011. Why I'm joining the Young Foundation as head of social design.
2011. Physical Bar Charts at TEDGlobal.
2011. Five things people designing solutions to social problems should know.
2010. Glen Cove Conference on strategic design and public policy.
2010. Service design at a crossroads.
2010. A year in designing for service (2010).
2009. What if? Report on Service Design Network Conference.


Interviews
 
2012. Interview by Steve Portigal. Expanding the visible and sayable.


PhD

2013. An Inventive Practice Perspective on Designing. PhD Design, Lancaster University.

Writing
Some recent (mostly academic) publications

Peer reviewed journal papers
Toolkit
Conference papers
Book chapters
Reviews, catalogues and short essays
Films
Books
Popular blog posts
Interviews