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Awards: IDEO Wins Fast Company Innovation By Design Award

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. See the full list of winners here. Read more about the new Planned Parenthood...

Awards: The New Planned Parenthood Experience Wins an IxDA Interaction Award

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. See the full list of winners here. Read more about the new Planned Parenthood...

Articles: IDEO London on How to be Creative

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.

Articles: Spotlight on the Shadow a Student Challenge

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...

Articles: Hacks Can Ease the Trials of Aging

IDEO Fellow Barbara Beskind is featured in the New York Times Well blog on design hacks to alleviate the challenges of aging. Barbara is quoted as proof that the senior community is “an untapped resource for designers.” Read the article here.

Work: Life Insurance Made Simple, Affordable, and Digital for ValoraLife

Obtaining life insurance has always been an important step to help protect a family’s financial future, yet often the application process can seem time-consuming and complex. After interviewing families in Houston and across the country, MassMutual, one of the largest life insurance companies, discovered that a significant number of people thought life...

Events: 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.

Articles: The New Boston.gov

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. Read the Boston Globe story here, and the Boston Magazine story here. Visit the new Boston.gov here.

Awards: 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. ...

Awards: Two Webby Awards for IDEO

IDEO receives two wins in the 20th annual Webby Awards: the Teachers Guild wins the Webby Award for Web Associations, and Sesame Street Makes Music wins the People’s Voice Award for Family & Kids Apps. Two IDEO projects were also named Webby Honorees, including IDEO U and Creative Listening.

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