Founded in 2010 by Yijing Xu (1984 - Shanghai, China) and Neill Mclean Gaddes (1983 - Te Aroha, New Zealand) the studio operates at the intersection of culture, community, and commerce, realising numerous high profile projects and events over the past decade.
SANS三思 service extends from early stage positioning and alignment through to implementation, programming, and evaluation. We work with a view to long term collaboration, ensuring our work creates maximum possible value for both clients and communities.
Insight generation from qualitative and quantitative data research.
- Ethnographic Research
- Community/Stakeholder Workshops
- Systems Analysis
- Trends and Forecasting
- Reports & White Papers
Making insights actionable through the co-creation of solutions.
- Strategic Planning
- Stakeholder Co-Design
- Bidding/Funding Proposals
- Interior & Experience Design
- Landscape Design
- Visual Identity & Graphic Design
Alignment, promotion, and operation through guides (internal), stories (external), and partnerships.
- Content Production
- Exhibition Design & Implementation
- Publication Design & Production
- Event Management
- Strategic Partnerships