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Making Progress at IDEO
Harvard Business Review
This Harvard Business Review case, “Making Progress at IDEO,” highlights several types of IDEO projects and client relationships, the value of those interactions, and the implications for IDEO designers everyday work experience.
The Engineer of the Original Apple Mouse Talks About His Remarkable Career
WIRED spotlights the career of self taught engineer and early IDEO employee Jim Yurchenco. The featured video, narrated by Jim, focused on the art of engineering, design and culture at IDEO and gives budding designers advice for success. IDEO project highlights include Apple’s first mouse, the Palm V and the first desktop computer for Metaphor. Read the full story here.
Leif Talks to Design Report
Shaping a School System, From The Ground Up
The New York Times
The New York Times spotlights IDEO’s work with Innova Schools to design a school system in Peru from the ground up. The article looks at how “increasingly design companies like IDEO are being asked to build complex systems for businesses, governments and non profit organizations”. For the full article click here.
IDSA’s 2014 IDEA Awards
IDEO and IDEO.org were awarded 8 International Design Excellence Awards by the IDSA (seven and one respectively). Winning designs ranged from a new generation of bike saddles for Brooks to redesigning the cafeteria and food system for San Francisco Unified School District. Read more about the winners here.
Food System Redesign for San Francisco Unified School District (Design Strategy)
Spark Camera App (Digital Design)
SmartLife for WSUP, Unilever and GAIN (Social Impact Design)
IDEO + Core77 Design Awards
Core77 recognizes four IDEO projects in its annual design awards. 2014 Runner Up recipients include our work with Brooks on the Cambium C-17 bike saddle and pharmacy market-disrupter PillPack. Notable honorees include redesigning the food system for the San Francisco Unified School District and the Edison light installation for Joie de Vivre Hotels. For more on the award winners, see here.
30 Years, 18 MDEA Awards
Medical Design Excellence Awards
IDEO celebrates its 18th Medical Device Excellence Award (MDEA) for our work with Tria Beauty on the Age-Defying Laser, with Tria’s Hair Removal Laser and Medtronic’s POWEREASE being named finalists. For more on IDEO’s history of delivering impactful, human-centered design to the world of medical and consumer products see here.
FOCUS Talks With Tom and David About Creative Confidence
Noam Has Landed!
Noam, a messaging platform designed by IDEO, is now live! It bridges the gap between hardware and software, enabling for quicker prototyping.