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  1. BlogLisa Nash

    What Does a Data Scientist Do at a Design Company?

    At IDEO, data scientists don't just code up solutions—they design them
  2. BlogKim Cullen

    Here’s What it Takes For Designers and Developers to Truly Collaborate

    4 tips to help blended teams stay human-centered, from concept to launch
  3. BlogOwen Sanderson

    To Transform Your Industry, Look at Someone Else’s

    What a team of surgeons learned from a field trip to the airport
  4. BlogTom Kelley

    Build Your Creative Confidence: I Like, I Wish

    Exercises to help you unleash your creative potential from David and Tom Kelley’s best-selling book, Creative Confidence
  5. BlogBecky Lee

    This Artist Paints Women Supporting Women—Literally and Figuratively

    Laura Berger's dreamy, ethereal work shows women of all colors, shapes, and sizes
  6. BlogDanny DeRuntz
  7. BlogDan Sayer

    Meet the Inventor Who Helps Bring Kids’ Wildest Ideas to Life

    Ladybug umbrella? Sure! A hat that shoots bubbles? Check!
  8. BlogJuho Parviainen

    How We Designed a Studio Space That Reflects Our Values

    At IDEO, our values are the guideposts for everything that we do. And that commitment extends to our office spaces.
  9. BlogShayna Proctor

    How Four People Live (Happily) in 400 Square Feet

    One designer's values-based system for life in a small space
  10. BlogTom Kelley

    Build Your Creative Confidence: Empathy Maps

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

    Thoughtless Acts: Going With Gravity

    The intuitive ways we adapt and react to things in our environments
  12. BlogRoss Sokolovski

    A Designer’s Daily Diary of Learning to Draw in VR

    Practice may not always make perfection, but it definitely builds proficiency, as this new IDEOer discovered.
  13. BlogJayme Brown

    If You Can’t Have Fewer Meetings, Have Better Ones

    Our best tips to help you design a non-boring meeting (yes, it's possible)
  14. BlogReid Williams

    What a Computer Learns From Watching Hours of Cartoons

    Exploring how an AI’s output is shaped by the data we provide it
  15. BlogScott Shigeoka

    This Artist-CEO Built a Collective That Tells Immersive Stories Through Art

    Meow Wolf's mysterious, larger-than-life work dots New Mexico's desert—with more coming soon
  16. BlogShoshana Berger

    5 Business Leaders Share Their Best Advice for Organizational Change

    Put your company on a self-improvement regimen
  17. BlogRich Cahill

    Thoughtless Acts: Glass Full of iPhone

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

    Build Your Creative Confidence: 30 Circles Exercise

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

    To Build a Culture of Experimentation, Start With Bad Ideas

    How one company embraced experimentation to empower their employees
  20. BlogJuan Astasio Soriano

    Why This Cartoonist Keeps Pitching the New Yorker—Even After 100 Rejections

    One IDEOer is on a quest to land on the pages of The New Yorker. It isn’t going very well.
  21. BlogJoe Brown

    This Menswear Maker Works out of a 19th-Century London Workshop

    A hidden, rain-damp shop houses S.E.H Kelly’s obsessively detailed clothing line
  22. 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
  23. 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?
  24. BlogDeirdre Cerminaro & Jimmy Chion

    Design Your Very Own Non-Partisan Voting Guide

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

    15 Podcasts Playing in IDEO Ears Right Now

    Podcasts we're currently listening to and loving
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. BlogJoe Brown

    4 Models for Handing Off Innovation Projects

    Tips to help you avoid the handoff trap
  29. 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
  30. BlogShuya Gong

    Thoughtless Acts: Learn From Nature

    The intuitive ways we adapt and react to things in our environments
  31. 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
  32. BlogKateryna Romanova

    6 Ways We Want to Redesign Cities

    Visions for a more human-centered city
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. BlogKristen Myers

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

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

    Learn the Basics of Coding with a Needle and Thread

    How a hands-on craft project builds digital know-how
  37. BlogJane Zanzig & Lisa Nash

    Using Data Science to Design Human Connection

    How we built Meaty the Meetbot, a humanoid meetball on a quest to bring people together
  38. BlogAnna Hartley & Carl Fudge

    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.
  39. BlogHeather Kathryn Ross

    Thoughtless Acts: Home for Joey

    The intuitive ways we adapt and react to things in our environments
  40. 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
  41. BlogSean Mulholland

    How to Experiment with 360˚ Video

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

    How to Turn the Familiar Into Something New

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

    Thoughtless Acts: Clean Plate Club

    The intuitive ways we adapt and react to things in our environments
  44. 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
  45. BlogSean Tang & David Aycan

    How to Set the Conditions for Innovation

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

    How We Can Help Technology to Be Good

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

    What Org Design Actually Looks Like

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

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

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

    Thoughtless Acts: Mobile Hat Rack

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

    11 Magazines That Keep Us Inspired

    Learn which glossies inspire IDEO designers all month, every month
  51. 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
  52. BlogJörg Student

    How to Motivate a Team to Pull Off the Impossible

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

    ​Trust is Earned, Not Machine Learned

    AI needs to earn our trust, just like any human relationship
  54. BlogJochen Weber & Tiffany Yuan & Leo Marzolf

    Teaching AI to See Our Best Side

    Teaching machines to respond to our most personal preferences