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News About IDEO
2013 IDEO.org Fellowship Program
IDEO.org is seeking designers for the 2013 IDEO.org Fellowship Program, which enables candidates from the design, business, and social sectors to spend one year working with experienced IDEO designers to address poverty-related challenges through human-centered design.
GE Edge: GE Capital Debuts New Digital Platform
GE Capital today unveiled an integrated web portal and private social network, called GE Edge, that will enable middle market companies to access academic and business subject matter experts, proprietary research and analysis and a peer-to-peer discussion of the relevant challenges facing businesses…
IDEO.org: Human-centered Design Throughout the Social Sector
IDEO announced that in the fall of this year, it will launch a new organization aimed at spreading human-centered design throughout the social sector in order to improve the lives of people in low-income communities around the world and focus on challenges related to poverty.
Sustainable Brands 2010: The Power of And
The leading brands of the future will be sustainable brands. Building them takes a new kind of thinking, a new group of collaborators, and a new set of tools.
Invitrogen Earns AmeriStar Award for GIBCO Cell Culture Bottle Design
Invitrogen announced that it has received the prestigious AmeriStar Package Award from the Institute of Packaging Professionals for its new GIBCO cell culture bottle.
Shimano's Coasting Project Wins Gold IDEA Award for Design Excellence
Shimano's Coasting project, a design collaboration between the bicycle components leader, global innovation and design firm IDEO, and Coasting OEM partners, Giant, Raleigh and Trek, received the Gold IDEA Award in the International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) competition presented by the Industrial…
Mentions of IDEO
IDEO and a Story of Design
Dan Covert recently directed a short film about IDEO. The film features over 30+ interviews and offers an exclusive look behind the curtain at the global design firm, who for 40 years (and counting) has changed the way we think about design.
Thinc Creates New Experiences for Visitors to the Empire State Building
Thinc has recently completed the new 34th Street guest entrance into the Empire State Building (ESB).
Winners of 2013 International Design Excellence Awards
The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) has today revealed the winners of its 2013 International Design Excellence Awards.
IDSA Unveils 2013 International Design Excellence Awards Jury
The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) has assembled this year's International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) jury to choose the IDEA 2013 honorees.
Bill Moggridge Passes Away at 69
Bill Moggridge, director of the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum since 2010, died Sept. 8, following a battle with cancer. He was 69 years old.
Winners of the 2012 International Design Excellence Awards
The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) unveiled the winners of the 2012 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) program. Out of 660 finalists, 35 were honored with the Gold Award, while 71 received the Silver Award and 123 merited the Bronze Award.
Winners of the 2012 National Design Awards
Cooper-Hewitt Director Bill Moggridge announced the winners of the 2012 National Design Awards, which recognize excellence across a variety of disciplines.
2012 SEGD Conference: The Bridge
With its theme inspired by the famous Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges, the 2012 SEGD Conference will provoke participants to rethink their profession, recognize and strengthen their existing connections, and build new ones.
IDSA 2012 Design Dialogue Conferences: Evolving Design Practices
This spring IDSA will explore "Evolving Design Practices" from five different angles at the "5 Design Dialogues Conferences" held in five different cities between March 30 and May 5.
IDSA Reveals Its 2012 International Design Excellence Awards Jury Led by Nokia's Rhys Newman
The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) has assembled this year's International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) jury to choose the IDEA 2012 honorees.
2011 Prince Philip Designers Prize Shortlist
The shortlist for the 2011 Prince Philip Designers Prize is revealed today, and encompasses one of the widest ranges of design disciplines in the Prize's history, from museums and galleries designers to millinery for Kylie Minogue, hydraulic ankles and illustrations for the Big Friendly Giant.
Winners of the 2011 International Design Excellence Awards
The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) unveiled the winners of the 2011 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) program.
AIGA SF Cause/Affect 2011: Call for Entries
Cause/Affect is a biennial, international design competition that celebrates the work of designers and organizations who set out to positively impact our society.
IDSANYC, IDEO and Objeto Brasil to Host Events at ICFF
The Industrial Designers Society of America's New York City Chapter (IDSANYC) and IDSA's Furniture Section will exhibit for the sixth year at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF).
IDSA Reveals its 2011 International Design Excellence Awards Jury
The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) has assembled this year's International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) jury to choose the IDEA 2011 honorees.
Bill Moggridge Wins 2010 Prince Philip Designers Prize
The man who changed the way many of us live and work by designing the world's first laptop computer - Bill Moggridge RDI - has been named the winner of the 2010 Prince Philip Designers Prize by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh at a ceremony at the Design Council.
Parsons MFA in Transdisciplinary Design
Parsons The New School for Design announced a new Master of Fine Arts in Transdisciplinary Design, which will launch in Fall 2010.
Bill Moggridge Named Director of Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum
Bill Moggridge, designer of the first laptop computer in 1980 and co-founder of IDEO, the renowned innovation and design firm, has been named director of the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York, effective March 2010.
Mat Hunter Joins Design Council as Chief Design Officer
Mat Hunter, former Partner of international design consultancy IDEO, has been appointed as Chief Design Officer for the Design Council, one of the most influential design positions in the UK.
Trek Lime Bike Wins the 2009 People's Design Award
The Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum presented its fourth People's Design Award to the Trek Lime bicycle Thursday, Oct. 22, at its 10th annual National Design Awards gala in New York.
Bonfire and Phoenix Editorial Create Short Film for IDEO's Living Climate Change Initiative
Sister companies Bonfire and Phoenix Editorial announced that they have collaborated with global innovation and design firm IDEO on the welcome video for the Living Climate Change website, an initiative developed by IDEO.
Beyond Design Thinking: Smart Design Offers Fresh Ideas at Barcelona Design Week
Matt Barthelemy, Vice President at Smart Design, will join others from IDEO, Philips Design, and Design Connect in a spirited conversation about the concept of design thinking and its role in business today.
Cooper-Hewitt Presents Free Public Programs
The Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the National Design Awards with free public programs that explore the intersection between design and the world around us.
Fujitsu Siemens Computers Wins 2009 iF Product Design Award
Fujitsu Siemens Computers won the 2009 iF product design award for the ESPRIMO Mobile series professional notebooks as well as for the ESPRIMO MA, a tablet PC design specifically for the health care sector.
Ford's Smartgauge with Ecoguide Helps to Maximize Fuel Efficiency
Pushing a vehicle to the limit takes on a new meaning in the new 2010 Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan hybrids, thanks to Ford's SmartGauge with EcoGuide - an innovative new instrument cluster that provides real-time information to help drivers maximum fuel efficiency.
Catalyst Winners Impact Business Performance and Daily Life
The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) and BusinessWeek announced today that Bank of America's "Keep the Change" and Pangea Organics took top honors in the 2007 Design and Business Catalyst Award competition, with the Eclipse 500 Very Light Jet, the Master Lock Titanium Series Padlock and…