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Four International Design Excellence Awards
IDEO and IDEO.org were awarded at total of 4 International Design Excellence Awards by the IDSA (three and one respectively). Winning designs ranged from designing a scalable network of K-11 schools in Peru to an exploration into the future of automobility. Read more about the winners here.
Innova — Gold | Design Strategy
Design Kit (IDEO.org) — Gold | Social Impact
Tempur-Pedic — Silver | Design Strategy
Future of Automobility — Bronze | Automotive + Transportation
Bloomberg Businessweek on L.A. County Voting
Karen Weise covers IDEO’s partnership with Los Angeles County to redesign the voting system from the ground up. The article quotes IDEO Partner Blaise Bertrand and Project Lead Matt Adams, highlighting how IDEO’s human-centered process will revolutionize how we cast a vote. Read the full article on Bloomberg Businessweek.
IDEO at the White House
The White House
Society of Grownups Wins a Core77 Design Award
Five Webby Awards for IDEO
The Webby Awards
Five IDEO projects win Webby Awards and four projects are named Webby honorees across multiple categories. Winning projects include Pillpack, Future of Automobility, Cafeteria Designed for Me, and Society of Grownups. Honorees include Thanks Birth Control, Design Kit, Future of Automobility, and Creative Listening. Two projects also received a People’s Voice Award.
Michael Hendrix on Design Thinking
The California Sunday Magazine
Introducing IDEO U: IDEO's online learning school!
Fast Company on Holiday Inn Express Europe
Fast Company speaks to Chris Grantham about IDEO, London’s redesign of the Holiday Inn Express Europe, and prototyping to develop a more human-centered travel experience.
NBC’s TODAY Show features Barbara Beskind
NBC’s TODAY Show features IDEO’s Barbara Beskind, a 91-year-old designer who grew up with a passion for technology and engineering at a time when society often did not consider women for roles in these industries. Watch the full segment here.
Happy Meals—IDEO in The Atlantic
The Atlantic features IDEO’s work with San Francisco Unified School District to transform the lunchroom experience for public school children. Sandy Speicher, Managing Director of IDEO’s Education Studio, explains how the project centered on re-designing the cafeteria atmosphere instead of solely focusing on food. For the full article click here.
Start-up Ecosystems x Large Organizations
The Business Times
Barbara Beskind Speaks with NPR's All Things Considered
NPR: All Things Considered
IDEO’s Barbara Beskind on All Things Considered talking about her experience designing tech for older generations.
Tim Brown's AXIS Magazine Cover Interview
Tim Brown graces the cover of the February 2015 issue of AXIS Magazine. Covering topics ranging from the change in design’s function and role to IDEO’s mission in Japan, this serves as the third time an IDEO employee has graced the cover of the influential Japanese and English design publication. Pick up a copy at your local newsstand, or view the synopsis of the story here.