Since 2008, we've done more than refine an old tradition: We've started a new one. Guided by an ethos of social and environmental responsibility, we fuse techniques from systems design & foresight to conceive, design, and implement collaborative projects using strategic integration for clients across a variety of sectors. Our award-winning research supports social impact corporations, nonprofit organizations, and NGOs around the world.
The future is beyond paradox: collaborative/individual, diverse/unique.
Evolutionary guidance design is an innovative systems approach to research and design.
A transformative futures methodology spanning ten dimensions of human activity, EGM-Integral is a social innovation tool used in foresight strategy and narrative design that bridges artificial boundaries.
In a sea of statistics, evolutionary guidance design makes the qualitative difference: an integral approach that honors the human dimension.
Narrative Design Tool
We see ourselves as part of nature and not outside of it. The destiny of humanity cannot be separated from the destiny of nature.
"“Our technology forces us to live mythically”
— Marshall McLuhan
Dana Klisanin leads research & design using the EGM-Integral model; an award-winning psychologist & futurist, she focuses on using digital technology and new media to promote planetary consciousness. Dana's scientific research is published in journal articles and books across a broad range of topics including conscious design, mindfulness, altruism, and heroism in the digital age.
Melisca Klisanin leads creative development. Her creative talent has touched virtually every continent – whether creating urban events, retail spaces, home environments, gardens & landscapes; branding cosmetics, chocolates, or clothing; designing carpets, baby cribs, or perfumes – she is inspired by nature, technology, and ancient techniques. A pioneer in "experiential play," her talent has increased the bottom-line for Fortune 500 companies and Mom & Pop shops around the world.
Bridget Arrington leads IT. While completing her Master's in Information Systems she was already receiving national recognition with her award-winning mobile app designs. She leads development teams and has contributed to industry-changing software in the educational, financial, and marketing and advertising sectors. Bridget has a passion for understanding the relationships between technology and the progression of humanity, and as a software engineer, consciously incorporates a human and ethical dimension in her coding projects.