Advancing the dialogue.

Announcement: April 16, 2014

Designing with the Children of Art Start

Smart Design opens it’s New York studio to a group of at-risk kids to get them excited about design and technology.

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Press: April 10, 2014

The Verge: Carla Diana is featured in The Future is Now series

For their 10-part video series, The Future is Now, The Verge and Intel sat down with Smart Fellow Carla Diana to see how she uses Intel products.

: April 10, 2014

Core77: Smart Design featured in Creator series

For their Creator series, Core77 sat down with Smart Design and Adobe to talk Hands-On Automotive Innovation.

Press: April 4, 2014

Inc. Magazine: 4 Ways to Successfully Market Tech to Women

For their feature 4 Ways to Successfully Market Tech to Women, Inc. tapped into the Femme Den and had a discussion with Smart Design’s Anna Shaw.

Event: April 4, 2014

Femme Den heads to SOLIDCon

Anna Shaw will present on the topic Design For Your Early Adopters: Women.

Event: April 4, 2014

Gordon Hui and Murphy Freelen head to SOLIDCon

Smart Design’s Gordon Hui and Murphy Freelen will present a panel titled Innovate While You’re Winning: How to Stay on Top When You’re a Market Leader.

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Event: March 27, 2014

Microinteractions talk at HxRefactored

Dan Saffer to speak at HxRefactored about how the microinteractions approach can enable better health care products and services, and improve the overall experience.

Event: February 19, 2014

Smart heads to the AIGA Y Design Conference

Karena Cameron speaks at Curiosity 19 in San Diego on design and gender.

Press: February 13, 2014

VEO TV concept featured on WIRED

Heather Martin and Nate Giraitis discuss the VEO TV concept that creates curated channels based on who’s watching on WIRED.

Event: February 10, 2014

Dan Saffer talks at Webvisions PDX

Dan Saffer leads both a workshop and a talk at Portland’s Webvisions focused his expertise on the importance of details and follow-through.

Event: February 10, 2014

Product Development Workshop at SXSW Interactive

Sean Murphy presents an in-depth look at the entire product development process

Event: February 10, 2014

Microinteractions at Webstock 14

Dan Saffer to teach a full-day workshop on Microinteractions to give participants a deep dive into designing with details.

Press: January 21, 2014

Smart Design featured in Core77′s Getting Hired series

For their ongoing Getting Hired series, Core77 asked us to send images of our work—but we volunteered to instead create a series of illustrations about our hiring process.

Event: October 18, 2013

Smart Design conducts Fidelity with Intent workshop at Thought at Work

Associate Director of Interaction Design Daniel Kolchinsky and Industrial Designer Joey Zeledon present Fidelity with Intent workshop at Rochester Institute of Technology 10/18-10/19.

Event: October 17, 2013

Microinteractions Goes to the User Interface 18 Conference

Dan Saffer to teach a full-day workshop on Microinteractions to give participants a deep dive into designing with details.

Event: October 13, 2013

Meet The Innovators: Digital Life

Smart Fellow Carla Diana joins panel hosted by Women Innovate Mobile.

Event: October 1, 2013

Karena Cameron speaks at Ignite: Cause Innovation Conference

Smart Design Business Director addresses how creativity and curiosity can make innovation possible for professionals in the charitable sector.

Press: September 26, 2013

Mashable: High-Tech Blocks Help Battle Brainstorming Slump

If sticky notes, whiteboards and yellow legal pads just aren’t inspiring your team brainstorming sessions anymore, it’s time to break out some toys.

Event: September 18, 2013

Maker Faire New York: Carla Diana presents The Rise of the Design Lab

Smart Fellow Carla Diana discusses hacking and making in a professional environment with the Smart Interaction Lab at Maker Faire New York 2013.