Design thinking methodology
Design for well-being
Daphne’s expertise is in the application of design thinking methodology to healthcare and well-being. Her design innovations are geared towards improving patient experiences in healthcare organisations by considering the ergonomics of medical technology devices.
Daphne is co-director of MADA's Health Collab, a design research collaboration between commercial partners, university researchers and medical bodies that’s focused on health and wellbeing. She has designed the award winning asthma prediction device xhalo and is investigating a Hospital to Home healthcare pilot program for Philips.
Her design practice and teaching draws from a broad range of industry experience. Over the course of her career, she has worked for various design consultancies, small businesses, and multinational companies.
Daphne Flynn's Articles
Rethinking public transport post-pandemic
A multidisciplinary research team is examining how we can translate what we know about public health contagion to develop safer public transport infrastructure.
Handle with care
Design and medicine have joined forces to tackle a vital hygiene issue that plays a part in tens of thousands of deaths each year.