ArticlesFast Co. Exist

The Future of Design is Circular

FastCompany’s Co.Exist covers the launch of the Circular Design Guide, a collaboration between IDEO and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, with a piece that explains the central role of design in transitioning from a 'take, make, dispose' linear economy. IDEO's Tim Brown and Chris Grantham are quoted.

Read the full article here, and learn more about the Circular Design Guide here.

ArticlesEdSurge

IDEO’s Sandy Speicher on Design Thinking in Schools

EdSurge sits down with Sandy Speicher, executive director of IDEO's education practice, to discuss the role of design thinking in improving K-12 education. 

Read the article here, or listen to the interview on Edsurge's On Air podcast here.

ArticlesHarvard Business Review

Leaders Can Turn Creativity into a Competitive Advantage

In an era driven by innovation and entrepreneurship, we've yet to achieve truly entrepreneurial society due to a more competitive business environment as well as outdated management practices. What we need, argues Tim Brown in this HBR piece, is a shift in emphasis from operational competitiveness toward creative competitiveness — the capacity of organizations and society to create, embrace, and successfully execute on new ideas.

Tim outlines three roles leaders of creatively competitive organizations take on at different moments in the continuing cycles of innovation. View the article on HBR.org here.

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