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IDEO & Michael Graves Design Homes for Vets


Core77 dives into IDEO’s work on the Wounded Warrior Home Project led by Clark Realty Capital. Together with Michael Graves of Michael Graves and Associates, IDEO designed homes for service members returning to active duty after being injured.

articles / Posted: November 30, 2011


HackFwd and OpenIDEO Win Making the Case Awards


The AIGA’s Making the Case awards demonstrate the measurable success and impact of great design. HackFwd and OpenIDEO were two of nine winners selected from hundreds of great entries. Read the full case studies here.

awards / Posted: November 18, 2011

default’s Behavior, Service Design in Core77


Core77 takes an in-depth look at, calling it a “smart and thorough, multi-faceted approach to behavior design, especially in a complex arena.” For more on IDEO’s work on Bedsider, click here.

articles / Posted: November 15, 2011


Tim Brown on Why Innovators Need Design Thinking in McKinsey Quarterly

McKinsey Quarterly

Tim Brown discusses how design thinking can help tackle social issues by building empathy, discovering the unmet needs of the end user and more. Read the article here and here.

articles / Posted: November 14, 2011


UK Prime Minister David Cameron Visits IDEO London


As part of a tour of Tech City, London’s East End technology hub, Prime Minister David Cameron stopped by IDEO London’s studio for a visit. The Prime Minister came to check out OpenIDEO, IDEO’s networked innovation platform, talk policy with Tom Hulme, and meet with several start-ups located in the White Bear Yard location. For more on the Prime Minister’s tech tour of East London, click here.

articles / Posted: November 10, 2011


IDEO Added to the Tech City map

Tech City

With the addition to the Tech City map, IDEO has been recognized as an integral part of the London start-up scene. Check out the influence page here and read more about East London’s Tech City here.

articles / Posted: November 9, 2011


TechCrunch Features IDEO Partner Scanadu


Health tech startup, and IDEO partner Scanadu, who recently presented at TEDMED, was featured in TechCrunch for their first product: the “Medical Tricorder.” The Tricorder, a mobile health-diagnostic tool built specifically with parents in mind, seeks to avoid unnecessary trips to the hospital due to deficient health information. You can view an interaction of Scanadu’s core vision here and learn more about Scanadu here.

articles / Posted: November 8, 2011


Diego Rodriguez Named Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Harvard Business School

As one of 13 Entrepreneurs-in-Residence, Diego will advise Harvard Business School MBA students on a part-time basis for the academic year.

articles / Posted: November 2, 2011


Paul Bennett on Curiosity in Metropolis


Paul Bennett introduces his monthly Metropolis column with a post on curiosity and learning. He hopes to give readers “a window into what I am seeing, hearing, feeling and hopefully, how it inspires me and how I hope it can inspire you.”

articles / Posted: November 1, 2011