The Latest News
IDEO Wins Fast Company Innovation By Design Award
Fast Co. Design
IDEO’s work with Planned Parenthood to redesign the patient experience was selected as the Health category winner in the 2016 Fast Company Innovation By Design Awards. The IDEO Toy Lab’s new smartphone app, Monster Moves, was also selected as a finalist in the Apps category.
IDEO London on How to be Creative
BBC Business Daily
BBC Business Daily visits IDEO London for a radio segment on how to be creative in business. The segment features interviews with IDEO designers as proof that a lively office environment and a focus on collaboration can create an atmosphere of creativity.
Listen to the segment here.
Marc Tanner: 1957-2016
It is with great sadness that we share the news that Marc Tanner, who worked at Moggridge Associates and IDEO for 24 years, passed away on August 15, 2016, aged 58, after a battle with cancer. Marc joined Industrial Design Consultancy (IDC) as Design Director in 2004 and continued to share his deep experience, knowledge and approach to design. He leaves a lasting impression and an important legacy behind. Read more about Marc here.
Hacks Can Ease the Trials of Aging
New York Times
Spotlight on the Shadow a Student Challenge
PBS News Hour
PBS NewsHour airs a segment on the Shadow a Student challenge, an initiative from School Retool in partnership with IDEO and the Stanford d.school to help school administrators build empathy for students. The segment features assistant principal Karen Ritter (East Leyden High School in Franklin Park, Illinois) who spent a day following one of her 9th grade students as part of the challenge.
Watch the segment here.
OpenIDEO Launches Food Waste Challenge
OpenIDEO, in partnership with The Rockefeller Foundation, ReFED, and The San Francisco Department of the Environment, has just launched the Food Waste Challenge, a global open innovation collaboration to transform our relationship with food and dramatically reduce waste. Check it out and share your ideas here.
The New Boston.gov
The Boston Globe & Boston Magazine
The new Boston.gov, redesigned by IDEO Cambridge, is now live! The launch is mentioned in The Boston Globe and Boston Magazine, praising the site for its human-centered design and technology upgrades.
Democracy By Design
Los Angeles County
Following Los Angeles County and IDEO’s work to redesign the county’s voting system, the LA County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk releases Democracy By Design, a documentary video featuring interviews with designers, researchers and Los Angeles County staff.
The Future of Voting in Los Angeles County
Los Angeles Times
The LA Times highlights IDEO’s work with LA County to redesign the voting experience in LA. The piece emphasizes the relationship between equipment and experience for LA’s diverse population.
Read the full article here.
Four Core77 Design Awards for IDEO
Four IDEO projects were honored in the 2016 Core77 Design Awards. In the Design Education Initiatives category, The Teachers Guild was selected as the Winner, and Creative Tensions as Notable. Designs in collaboration with Brooks Bags and Team Rubicon were honored as runners-up in the Consumer Products and Service Design categories, respectively.
IDEO.org also walked away with a list of accolades: Divas was honored as the Winner in the Service Design category and Runner-Up in Design for Social Impact, and the d.light A1 solar light was selected as Runner-Up in the Consumer Products category.
Design and Business: A Conversation with IDEO China’s Charles Hayes
Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business
Reimagining the End-of-Life Experience
IDEO Honored at the Webby Awards
The Webby Awards
IDEO Joins the kyu collective
IDEO has joined the kyu collective, a group of diverse creative companies committed to addressing the most significant challenges facing business and society. Read CEO and president of IDEO Tim Brown’s original Medium piece on the kyu collective here.
For more info, visit ideo.com/kyucollective.