We’re moving! IDEO London is relocating to a new studio in June 2018 and our current space will become available to rent for one year. White Bear Yard is a converted Clerkenwell warehouse style building with Crittall metal-framed windows. The entire first floor that will be available is equipped with meeting rooms, individual project spaces, as well as a large kitchen and lovely community area. To find out more, visit lettingideostudio.co.uk (link also in bio)
Adults 50+ represent a significant and growing demographic, with vast opportunities to design impactful new products and services to meet their needs. Flip through our Design on Aging booklets—which we created in collaboration with AARP, @unitedhealthcare, @medstarhealth, and @pfizerinc—to discover the mindsets and behaviors of older adults, and how design can help people stay socially connected and physically mobile as they age. Download the booklets at ideo.to/designonaging (link also in bio).
“Joy begins with the senses. What we should be doing is embracing joy, and finding ways to put ourselves in the path of it more often.” @IDEO alum @ingridfetell closed out #TED2018 last week by sharing the inspiring story of her ten year journey to understand how the physical world relates to the mysterious, quixotic emotion of joy. How might we find more opportunities for joy in the world around us? Preorder Ingrid’s new book, out 9/4, at www.aestheticsofjoy.com/the-book. (Photo by @ted.)
“Calm technology should require the smallest amount of attention possible from a user. It should amplify the best of technology and the best of humanity.” These words stuck with IDEO software designer @ashleylovespizza when she was thinking about how to raise her new baby in a social networked, binge-watching world. So she built him a calm TV. ideo.to/babytv #ideoblog#ideocambridge
Shrumen Lumen, a hypnotizing interactive art installation that explores the concept of "kinetic origami," has left the Playa and is now on display at the #renwickgallery of the @Smithsonian American Art Museum. The installation was created by @foldhauscollective, a group of visionary designers, builders, and engineers that began to form within IDEO's walls. Huge congrats to @joergstagram, @___smoore___, @annette_d, and many others who brought Shrumen Lumen to life! #nospectators
#Repost@corderman_co ・・・ We're thrilled to share that last night our client, @ideo, won the @iidane Design Award for Best Workspace 20,000-80,000 sq ft! @corderman_co partnered with @hacinassociates to construct this Cambridge office space that centered around IDEO's mission to create positive impact through design. Congratulations to the entire project team, including Senior Project Manager Kevin Hegarty, Superintendent Corey Davidson, and Assistant Project Manager Jim Tully, for this wonderful accomplishment! #ideocambridge
Brainstorming often favors collaboration over quiet, but both are crucial ingredients for creativity. IDEO designer @allisonpress shares 5 brainstorming exercises that create space for introverts to contribute in their own way: ideo.to/introverts #ideoblog
For most of America, it’s #MarchMadness, but at @IDEO Chicago, we’re celebrating #MarchMindfulness with a series of events designed to promote inner well-being. This week, @bensyverson taught us the Japanese art of ensō, and we attempted to free our minds and just let our bodies create. We resisted pulling the final drawings into Photoshop to "perfect" them. Small steps.