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  1. BlogNadia Surtees

    5 Ways Mindfulness Can Make You a Better Designer

    Incorporating mindfulness into the design process can help you feel more grounded and be more creative
  2. BlogMelanie Bell-Mayeda

    3 Tips to Help You Prototype a Service

    Prototyping is an integral part of design, but what does the process look like for experiences and human interactions?
  3. BlogDeirdre Cerminaro

    Design Your Very Own Non-Partisan Voting Guide

    One IDEO alum’s plan to to increase voter engagement
  4. BlogSarah Rich

    15 Podcasts Playing in IDEO Ears Right Now

    Podcasts we're currently listening to and loving
  5. BlogIngrid Fetell Lee

    6 Ways to Hack Your Workspace and Find More Joy at Work

    Transform your work environment to increase joy and bring out your most productive, collaborative, creative self
  6. BlogTom Kelley

    Build Your Creative Confidence: 15 Seconds of Brilliance

    Exercises to help you unleash your creative potential from David and Tom Kelley’s best-selling book, Creative Confidence
  7. BlogJoe Brown

    4 Models for Handing Off Innovation Projects

    Tips to help you avoid the handoff trap
  8. BlogVirginia Martinez

    An IDEO Recruiter’s 5 Tips for Writing a Better Cover Letter

    What we've learned from the best letters to come through IDEO
  9. BlogShuya Gong

    Thoughtless Acts: Learn From Nature

    The intuitive ways we adapt and react to things in our environments
  10. BlogTom Kelley

    Build Your Creative Confidence: Mindmaps

    Exercises to help you unleash your creative potential from David Kelley and Tom Kelley’s best-selling book, Creative Confidence
  11. BlogKateryna Romanova

    6 Ways We Want to Redesign Cities

    Visions for a more human-centered city
  12. BlogSaige Perry

    Get Inspired by These Designers’ Side Gigs

    Passion projects help us stay inspired, push our edges, and bring new ways of thinking to our day jobs
  13. BlogAnna Hartley

    The Bright Side of Design Constraints: 3 Tips for Leveraging Limitations

    Three insights for turning design constraints into better client relationships and more effective prototypes
  14. BlogKristen Myers

    Why I Made a GIF Every Day (And You Should, Too!)

    How tiny projects can make you a better designer
  15. BlogMatthew Epler

    Learn the Basics of Coding with a Needle and Thread

    How a hands-on craft project builds digital know-how
  16. BlogJane Zanzig

    Using Data Science to Design Human Connection

    How we built Meaty the Meetbot, a humanoid meetball on a quest to bring people together
  17. BlogAnna Hartley

    5 Tips for Running a Successful Design Sprint

    To kickstart a marathon design project, it helps to start with a sprint. Here are 5 pro tips for building solutions in rapid intervals.
  18. BlogHeather Kathryn Ross

    Thoughtless Acts: Home for Joey

    The intuitive ways we adapt and react to things in our environments
  19. BlogSaige Perry

    6 Creative Crushes Whose Work Will Inspire You

    Sometimes the best way to get inspired is to steep in other people’s genius for a while
  20. BlogSean Mulholland

    How to Experiment with 360˚ Video

    Learn a new way to tell stories in 360 degrees—without the expensive camera
  21. BlogYuriko Yamaguchi

    How to Turn the Familiar Into Something New

    6 design lessons from a Japanese art exhibition that embraces the art of surprise
  22. BlogShuya Gong

    Thoughtless Acts: Clean Plate Club

    The intuitive ways we adapt and react to things in our environments
  23. BlogNadia Surtees

    To Make Sense of Messy Research, Get Visual

    “Sketch synthesis” is a way to make sense of research data and share that sense with others
  24. BlogSean Tang

    How to Set the Conditions for Innovation

    Creativity thrives in environments that fit the dynamic needs of modern teams
  25. BlogDavid Webster

    How We Can Help Technology to Be Good

    Our technology should bring out the best in us
  26. BlogMollie West Duffy

    What Org Design Actually Looks Like

    Follow an IDEO organization designer through a day of collaboration, synthesis, and making
  27. BlogAnnette Ferrara

    Why Workplace Culture Matters (And How to Build a Good One)

    5 ways to create an environment that inspires innovative work
  28. BlogSamantha Miller

    Thoughtless Acts: Mobile Hat Rack

    The intuitive ways we adapt and react to things in our environments
  29. BlogCamden Foley

    11 Magazines That Keep Us Inspired

    Learn which glossies inspire IDEO designers all month, every month
  30. BlogNat Steinsultz

    Why Your Office Needs a Laugh Detector

    How one data scientist set out to track the volume of laughter as a measure of success
  31. BlogJörg Student

    How to Motivate a Team to Pull Off the Impossible

    These life-size origami installations are built by creative leaders at IDEO
  32. BlogJustin Massa

    ​Trust is Earned, Not Machine Learned

    AI needs to earn our trust, just like any human relationship
  33. BlogJochen Weber

    Teaching AI to See Our Best Side

    Teaching machines to respond to our most personal preferences
  34. BlogAnna Silverstein

    7 Ways to Design an Unforgettable Event

    How to engage your guests beyond the panel
  35. BlogKim Cullen

    5 Quick Org Design Tips

    Lessons in organization design (from a product designer!)
  36. BlogSophy Lee

    Design Like You Can Hear the Page

    Tools of visual storytelling:  Music and Calligraphy
  37. BlogAlex Gallafent

    How Sweden is Sparking a Mobility Movement

    3 design lessons from Sweden's sustainable mobility initiative
  38. BlogTara Tan

    Designing for Blockchain: Three Ways to Get Started

    3 design challenges to explore the future of blockchain
  39. BlogLeesa Gallaher

    What Does a Writer Do at a Design Company?

    A day in the life of a professional communicator
  40. BlogLynda Deakin

    What Electric Cars Can Tell Us About Redesigning the Food System

    Looking for inspiration in unexpected places can help us cut food waste and make products more appetizing
  41. BlogDean Malmgren

    What the AI Products of Tomorrow Might Look Like

    With human needs in mind, we designed some speculative smart things
  42. BlogLars Kaltenbach

    Thoughtless Acts: Hack Your Commute

    The intuitive ways we adapt and react to things in our environments
  43. BlogSean Mulholland

    The Digital Selves We Leave Behind

    We detail so much of our lives online; what if the dead could whisper through technology?
  44. BlogElise Craig

    How an Art Director at the New Yorker Unwinds

    When Rina Kushnir's not designing layouts, she can be found painting leaves
  45. BlogAshlea Powell Sommer

    This Deck of Cards Will Change the Way You Work

    Creating a common language for critique
  46. BlogAshley Szukalski

    How to Make Hard Feedback Pay Off

    It's not easy to have your work ripped apart, but it's essential to the creative process. Here's how to make it less hard.
  47. BlogEmma Scripps

    How to Use Conspiracy Theories for Good

    The human behavior behind sticky stories
  48. BlogMarta Harding

    3 Ways to Get Comfortable with Ambiguity

    When not having all the answers is the answer
  49. BlogBecca Chacko

    6 Tips for Amping Up Your Work Sprints

    Start with small questions, tight deadlines, and lots of listening
  50. BlogJane Ha

    Can an Interaction Designer Survive Without a Smartphone?

    What I learned during a month unplugged
  51. BlogLawrence Abrahamson

    Thoughtless Acts: Driving in Style

    The intuitive ways we adapt and react to things in our environments
  52. BlogAshley Holtgraver

    Why I’m Building a TV For My Baby

    Why I’m Building a TV For My Baby
  53. BlogSam Bertain

    A Kiss from the Future and Other Biodesign That Will Blow Your Mind

    A Q&A with Ani Liu, the MIT-trained artist whose boundary-pushing projects look more like science fiction
  54. BlogSean Mulholland

    How to Make Cinemagraphs with Your iPhone

    How to master the art of the moving image