From designing the first manufacturable mouse for Apple to advancing the practice of human-centered design, IDEO has long been at the forefront of creating change through design. See some of the highlights from our decades of history.
We are a community of designers, entrepreneurs, engineers, teachers, researchers, and more. Our shared values and beliefs influence the work that we do, and the impact we hope to achieve.
IDEO builds learning platforms and tools to unlock creativity.
IDEO helps organizations innovate by empowering the people who drive them.
IDEO brings together networks to act on systemic challenges in education, food, mobility, and aging.
IDEO creates human-centered products, services, spaces, and organizations that empower communities, cities, and even countries.
IDEO connects emerging technology to everyday needs and aspirations in fields such as biodesign, life science, health, and data.
IDEO helps large organizations move quickly and small companies scale by putting people’s needs at the center.
IDEO is known as a pioneer of human-centered design—putting people at the center of our work. This approach has come to be known as design thinking. As our methods continue to evolve in response to new challenges, we’re launching innovation labs, creating pop-up incubators, live-prototyping new businesses, and designing in code. See how we’re building to learn, and learning as we build.