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IDEO Wins Four Spark Awards
IDEO was awarded four Spark Awards in 2009.
- Virtual Wallet Interactive Banking Experience for PNC Bank
- IDEO’s Tube.
Spark is a competition created to support “multidisciplinary, multicultural, global, and aspirational design for all.” The award ceremony was held at Autodesk in San Francisco, California, on October 29.
Read more about the award entries here.
Tim Brown Speaks at TEDMED 2009
San Diego, CA
October 27-30, TEDMED celebrates conversations that tackle the big issues of health, from personal and public health care to devices, Hollywood, and hospitals. At the event, IDEO’s Tim Brown will ask, “What happens with a design thinking approach to health care?”
Tim’s talk is Wednesday morning. To see the full schedule, click here.
IDEO’s Sue Siddall Speaks at Barcelona Design Week
IDEO’s Sue Siddall will speak at Barcelona Design Week with Michael Thomson, founder of Design Connect and former president of the Bureau of European Design Associations. The event is running alongside two European Commission-funded initiatives, the Innovation Festival Barcelona and European Year of Creativity and Innovation 2009.
Activities at the BCN Design Week will include a session on designing mobile telephone experiences, a conference on design thinking, and a design management awards ceremony.
Tim Brown Talks to The New York Times About Asking Questions
The New York Times
Fred Dust at Aspen In New York: Capitalism and the Future
New York, NY
Tim Brown Writes About the Making of a Design Thinker
Design Observer’s Debbie Millman Talks with Tim Brown
IDEO Makes the GOOD 100
GOOD magazine included “IDEO Social Impact” on its list of the GOOD 100. Others included on the list are Hillary Clinton, Electric Cars, Harlem Children’s Zone, and TEDx.
Read the article here.
IDEO and the Center for Information Therapy Team Up
IDEO’s Connected Health team and the Center for Information Therapy joined forces to identify novel ways to bring information therapy to patients at safety-net organizations. The California Healthcare Foundation funded the effort, which included a workshop where IDEO provided design process expertise, the center provided content expertise, and a variety of physicians from primary-care safety-net clinics provided field expertise. A workshop deliverable, posted on the Center for Information Therapy’s website, summarizes the workshop’s outcomes.
Dubai’s First TED Talk Recapped
An IDEO Know-How on Fora.tv
Tim Brown Discusses Designing Healthcare Solutions on NPR’s Morning Edition
Eileen Fisher’s Shifting Silhouette
The New York Times
The New York Times shows off Eileen Fisher’s shifting silhouette. IDEO worked with Eileen Fisher’s namesake company to help it show people its clothes in a different light. IDEO embarked on comprehensive research, watching younger Fisher employees put together outfits, visiting customers’ homes to study their wardrobes and even accompanying some on shopping trips.
Read the full article here.
The Wall Street Journal Highlights Change By Design
The Wall Street Journal
David Kelley Speaks at the Nueva Gifted Learning Conference
David Kelley will speak on innovations in education at the Nueva Gifted Learning Conference, held at the Nueva School in Hillsborough, California on October 16.