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Gordon Hui
June 29, 2016

Better by design: How design turns connected things into meaningful experiences

A couple of years ago, Quirky, a highly touted invention startup, created a connected Egg Minder, writes Gordon Hui, the...

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Gordon Hui
June 24, 2016

In|Vest 2016: Innovations in Investing, Saving, and Advice

Last week, our VP Strategy, Gordon Hui moderated a panel at In|Vest 2016, the leading wealth management conference. Here are...

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Jamie Nicholson
June 3, 2016

Digital Health: Design for Patients, Not the Problem

Here’s a surprising stat: Almost half of the American population suffers from chronic illness. Here’s an even more surprising...

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Smart Design
June 1, 2016

Smart Salon: Beyond Style– Integrating Fashion & Tech

In partnership with the IIT Institute of Design, Smart Design recently hosted a panel comprised of experts in both fashion...

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Richard Whitehall
May 17, 2016

How to design with a balance of “optimism and realism”

Smart Design is a New York and London-based agency that’s tackled one heck of a project: designing the city’s “taxi...

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Gordon Hui
April 27, 2016

Penn Healthcare Innovation Challenge

Smart Design’s recent collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania and the Penn Healthcare system emphasizes our commitment...

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Sarah Szeflinski
March 24, 2016

Femme Den: A human centered approach to our work and workplace policy

Every day, Smart Design faces complex problems head-on and uses a human-centered approach to find meaningful solutions to them....

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Smart Design
March 17, 2016

IoH: Piloting as a Learning Tool

Connected products require tight collaboration between hardware and software teams; the physical object and the software which...

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Smart Design
March 14, 2016

IoH: Recognize the Need to Partner

Recognize the Need to Partner A well thought out partnership strategy can ensure delivering success on time and budget at...

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Smart Design
March 9, 2016

IoH: Providing Meaning to End Users

Often in the world of IoT, new products and services end up as novelty successes with very short term or...