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waste soil migration racism population
mobility deforestation infrastructure
cohesion access security poverty
because insight is everywhere
We guide social impact organizations to the unexpected sources of strategic insight and innovation embedded in complex environments.
cumuluslab is a strategic design consultancy working at the creative intersection of education, discovery, and innovation. Our programs build the capacity of individuals, teams, and organizations to identify new sources of insight and impact in strategically consequential environments.
Organization and project-level engagements to transform early-stage creative output and build innovation capacity.
Studios that prepare organizations to access the contextual sources of insight and innovation most relevant to their mission.
Ongoing support to leaders stewarding world-class
We are supposed to be experts, but everyone in my group started laughing when we realized we'd only been scratching the surface. I wish this kind of thinking had been part of my graduate program.
- A Lee, Financial Advisor
I don't think we'll ever see pencils, parking lots or our clients the same way again. I feel like the world just got a lot smaller, bigger, and more interesting. The challenge my team is taking on looks very different now.
- K Mendes, Founder/Owner
The studio was not what I expected. I now realize that we spend way too much time looking for the answers we want and are missing out on what's actually going on right in front of us. I want the rest of my team to do this so we can change the way we serve clients.
- S Valios, Community Health Advocate