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Department XII helps forward-thinking individuals and organisations design innovative products and businesses for the digital age.

Through exploring the contexts of business strategy, customer expectations, design and technology, we help get new ventures from zero to 1.
Founded by Simon I'Anson [eye-an-sun], to each project he brings over 20 years experience of brilliant hits and disappointing misses in making digital products. There are stories to tell and lessons you can learn from.

Tell us about your new venture.
The name Department XII pays homage to Dept. XI set up by the German Otl Aicher to design the visual language of the 1972 Munich Olympic Games. Highly collaborative from the outset Dept. XI comprised an international team and was founded on the philosophy of reasoning, systems and rationalisation.
Department XII Ltd is registered company no. 12924535 based in London, UK with an international reach.