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Smart Design
June 10, 2015

Making wearable technology meaningful: Part 1

Despite a lot of hype, it’s not much of a stretch to say that wearables haven’t made much of an...

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Ayca Cakmakli
March 9, 2015

Femme Den: Inspire young girls today to become great leaders tomorrow

Every year on March 8, International Women’s Day celebrates women’s social, economic and political achievements while also...

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Joey Zeledón
February 17, 2015

How design can help kids eat their broccoli

Given the abundance, convenience, and heavy marketing of junk foods, it makes sense that Americans overconsume solid fats and added...

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Russell Blanchard
January 17, 2015

CES 2015: Brands fail to deliver meaning in a connected world

A record number of visitors attended the recent International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas for an inside look...

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Richard Whitehall
January 13, 2015

New year, new relationships

This is the time of year we cast aside the past and look toward the future with a fresh perspective....

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Heather Martin
January 12, 2015

How to create a truly revolutionary TV experience

There’s no question that we’re in the midst of a major historical shift: from watching TV to watching video, including...

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Dan Saffer
September 30, 2012

The complexity of simplicity

“Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not one bit simpler.” So said Albert Einstein. But how? How can...

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Smart Design
June 1, 2011

Four keys to creating products for the Lady Gaga generation

If you want to succeed in development of new brands, products, and services, today you need to be following Gen...

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Smart Design
May 20, 2010

Breakup letters

The Breakup Letter is a design research tool that Smart Design uses to understand the emotional connection between people and...

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Tucker Fort
May 18, 2010

Smart Design draws water conservation inspiration from ecosystems

How can we use nature’s principles to inspire solutions that will allow cities to become smarter, more efficient, more...