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NPR’s Talk of the Nation on Ideas’ Origins

National Public Radio’s Talk of the Nation

Sandy Speicher talks about human-centered design and the relevance of new concepts on NPR’s Talk of the Nation show, “From Muses to Music: Where Ideas Come From.”

articles / Posted: June 29, 2011


IDEO at the 2011 Aspen Ideas Festival

Fred Dust, David Kelley, and Sandy Speicher spoke as part of this year’s Aspen Ideas Festival, held June 27-July 4 in Aspen, Colorado.

Fred and David shared the stage for “How Is Design Inspiring New Directions in Education and Our Society?,” and Sandy spoke on a panel titled, “How Do We Design the Learning Environments of the Future?”

events / Posted: June 29, 2011


IDEO Boston hosts TEDx Adventure


IDEO’s Boston studio hosted a TEDx Boston Adventure, part of a TEDx series that combines the Boston region and the TED mission. The day-long workshop that centered around the theme, “What are innovative ways to harness & celebrate the delights of local culture?” Core77 writes about the experience here.

articles / Posted: June 29, 2011


Ad agencies and learning from IDEO

Creativity Unbound

Where do the advertising world and IDEO intersect? Creativity Unbound’s Edward Boches describes places where agencies could gain inspiration from the process and methods of design.

articles / Posted: June 22, 2011


Helping Companies Learn From Start-Ups


How can large companies hold on to their core businesses while capturing growth opportunities? IDEO’s Tom Hulme talks to Forbes about the ways larger organizations can apply start-up strategies.

articles / Posted: June 20, 2011


Metropolis magazine on Designing for Governments


Metropolis features IDEO’s work in the public sector as the cover story of its June 2011 issue.

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articles / Posted: June 9, 2011