I recently participated in a panel discussion (the whole conversation is here) at our New York studio with Professor Patrick Whitney,…Read more
Tucker’s interest and expertise is in understanding the convergence of consumer behavior, technology, and business and using strategic design to create market defining consumer experiences that matter.
Tucker is an optimist and a realist. He is constantly searching for those unexpected connections that have the power to change our expectations and enable new ideas that just make sense – for people and business.
At Smart Design, Tucker’s deep expertise in research, strategy, and design allow him to uncover relevant opportunities and inspire teams to create compelling consumer experiences. While discovering new methods of solving strategic design challenges, Tucker leads multidisciplinary projects across a diverse range of industries – housewares, consumer electronics, mobile, automobile, beverage, energy, sportswear, & beauty.
Tucker has taught product design at Parsons New School of Design and currently guest lectures innovation classes at NYU Stern and Columbia Business Schools. His work has been featured in Surface Magazine, Fast Company, and BusinessWeek and he regularly speaks at conferences and design events around the country. He holds a Masters in Industrial Design from Pratt Institute and a BE in Mechanical Engineering from Vanderbilt University.
Power to the People – enabling new consumer energy behaviors I feel I use more energy than I should and…Read more
We can all use less power, but it’s going to take some new behaviors. Design can be a powerful tool…Read more
How can we use nature’s principles to inspire solutions that will allow cities to become smarter, more efficient, more resilient…Read more
Sep 28, 2012
Tucker Fort to speak at Inventours New York 2012 Conference on Breakthrough Innovation
May 02, 2012
Tucker Fort discusses Beyond Usability: 5 Steps Toward Persuasive Product Design for Opower's webinar series
Apr 13, 2012
Tucker Fort to speak at the MBA Innovation Summit in New York.