Six Fingers discovers, researches and develops new perspectives on your future together with you

We are architects of the future. We help our clients to leave the beaten path and take the road less travelled by. This involves us designing ‘construction drawings’ of the future in the form of strategies, products, services and start-ups. We distinguish ourselves by our practice-oriented and co-creation based way of working. Methods that are part of our way of working include trend research, user research and Design Thinking. And the techniques we developed ourselves: Painstorming and Branchmarking©.

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What do you choose?

You aiming for improvement or innovation?

Designing future perspectives

Designing future perspectives

Realising innovation demands different methods and techniques than those used for improvement. It requires an organisation that focuses on searching for and developing earnings power instead of execution of the existing model. Setting up experiments. And in which the result is not Return on Investment, but Return on Learning.

What do you choose?

Going for benchmarking or branchmarking?

The world as source of inspiration

The world as source of inspiration

What do Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs and Salvador Dali have in common? They didn’t create, but combined. Someone somewhere has already discovered a solution to the problem you want to solve. Probably developed in a different context or in another sector, but the solution exists. Use the world as a source of inspiration!

What do you choose?

Going for brainstorming or painstorming?

Developing solutions

Developing solutions

Pain is one of the greatest human motivators. In the real world, things are born of frustration or love. It is very fulfilling to diagnose pain, as this allows you to work on a solution. You can now take steps to change people's lives, and to provide valuable innovation. The importance of painstorming is crystal clear: if you are not aware of the pain you are solving, you are busy looking for a solution that no one needs. This means it’s not a real solution, but just remains an idea.

Going on adventure with our clients for 13 years

We design new perspectives for organisations in very diverse branches. Working in a cross-sectoral way has been our belief since our founding in 2006. We see on a daily basis how much the different branches can learn from each other. We are currently working, for instance, on an alternative financial system for farming, future forms of energy and the role of urban mobility in 2025.

Dutch Design Week

Design new forms for democracy.

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EADA Barcelona

Educating international innovation talent of the future.

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Sigma Coatings

Develop a pioneering new business model for the painters market.

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United Nations

Making an impact on cities with social design

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Our portfolio includes companies like…

We work for clients in many different sectors, with diverse issues in the area of innovation. This diversity of branches ensures we have a wide array of insights that result in cross-pollination among our clients.