about PISTA

PISTA is a research and design practice on a mission to create a better everyday life for people & the planet.

We solve problems, generate new growth, meaningful differentiation and economic value.


our value

Reframing differentiates our practice.

We frame from a point of Indigenous Knowledge Systems & Local Area Knowledge.

We combine IKS & LAK with data-driven tools to draw insights that guide strategy that inform the way we design products, develop service strategies & build ventures.


our approach

At our core, we prioritise a collaborative approach and strive to surround ourselves with people who are smarter than us. We work with forward-thinking specialists and creatives.

We believe in a multidisciplinary approach, one that drives Progress in Science, Technology and the Arts.


our research & design capabilities

UX Research
Product Testing
Service Viability

User Interfaces
User Experiences
Data Analysis

Rapid Prototyping
Product Design
Service Strategy


Financial Services
Consumer Goods
Built Environment
Food Systems
Astrophysics

Future of Work
Future of Cities
Circular Economy
Health Sciences


contact

hello@pista.co.za

www.pista.co.za