Lunch and Learn: Design Thinking for Startups with Tom Skeehan

Lunch and learn tom skeehan
  • 28 March 2023
  • 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
  • Canberra Innovation Network Level 5, 1 Moore Street

Event information

Come along for this Lunch and Learn with Tom Skeehan from Skeehan Studios as he talks all things industrial design and manufacturing.

“Design Thinking for Startups: Navigating the Product Development Process with SKEEHAN Studio”

Join us for a Lunch and Learn where we’ll be talking about the design thinking process and how startups can use it to bring their ideas to life. SKEEHAN Studios Founder and Director Tom Skeehan will cover topics such as ideation, prototyping, market research, and branding, with a focus on practical tips and advice for entrepreneurs. Learn how SKEEHAN Studio’s expertise in product design, digital product renders, and ideation services can help startups create a winning product that stands out in a crowded market.

Bring your lunch and your questions for an hour of power!


Tom Skeehan is an experienced industrial designer and Director of SKEEHAN Studios.

Introducing SKEEHAN STUDIO – a creative company with a passion for problem-solving and collaboration. Established in 2011 by award-winning industrial designer Tom Skeehan, our team of research and design experts are dedicated to creating thoughtful products, spaces, and experiences tailored to the people and environments they are intended for.

At SKEEHAN, we let the materials speak for themselves, using them as the basis for our design solutions. Our studio takes traditional creative practices and applies them with the end-user front of mind. Through close and honest partnerships with local researchers, designers, and manufacturers, we are committed to delivering unique and effective solutions.

Our vision is to inspire people to learn, collaborate, and design great products. We are building an inclusive and diverse global team to make a positive impact through design in the communities where we live and work.

Director Tom Skeehan brings over 10 years of experience leading creative design projects across multiple industry sectors. He is a professional problem solver who is passionate about collaboration and inspiring others to design great products. His ultimate goal is to build a global team that shares the value of collaboration, lifelong learning, and improving the ways we live, work, and play.

At SKEEHAN STUDIO, we approach each project with a tested design process and strategic thinking. We believe that the design process is a powerful tool to solve problems and approach a problem strategically from multiple perspectives. We facilitate end-to-end processes to produce products, services, events, and experiences grounded in research, design thinking, ideation, and failing fast to achieve measurable results.



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What parking is available?

Parking is available at the City West Carpark, located on Allsop Street. There is also limited street parking around the building.

Where are you located?

Find us at Level 5, 1 Moore Street (City Community Health Building) on the corner of Alinga and Moore Street.

Is lunch provided?

Lunch is BYO. There are many, many fine places to source lunch nearby!

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