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Our latest approaches and perspectives
for designing a smarter tomorrow.

Design

The appetite for smart home products is clearly growing, as 1.3 billion connected products are expected to be in U.S. homes by 2022. As technology continues to evolve at a lightning pace, how can we make sure it is working to solve our real problems? In order to prevent these innovations from becoming gimmicks, we must work to infuse value and meaning into smart home products and systems by avoiding several common pitfalls.

Personalization

Stephanie and John recently presented at the 99u conference, here’s a summary of their masterclass.

Stephanie Yung & John Anderson
Smart Salon

Technology, transportation, and innovation are converging to relieve the pressure of urbanization, but at what cost? We gathered a panel of experts to better understand and activate the power we have to improve how people and parcels move around our cities.

Louise Astley
Design

The appetite for smart home products is clearly growing, as 1.3 billion connected products are expected to be in U.S. homes by 2022. As technology continues to evolve at a lightning pace, how can we make sure it is working to solve our real problems? In order to prevent these innovations from becoming gimmicks, we must work to infuse value and meaning into smart home products and systems by avoiding several common pitfalls.

Design

How a design sprint reveals opportunities for product development and innovation to tackle the impact of limited daylight on our workouts and psyche.

Omar Bakhshi
Design

The appetite for smart home products is clearly growing, as 1.3 billion connected products are expected to be in U.S. homes by 2022. As technology continues to evolve at a lightning pace, how can we make sure it is working to solve our real problems? In order to prevent these innovations from becoming gimmicks, we must work to infuse value and meaning into smart home products and systems by avoiding several common pitfalls.

Mobility

Every part of a city - from data to people to business - is important in any future of transport innovation project, as they are all reliant on each other. Whether or not we design in this way, will mean the difference between a utopian or a dystopian future.

Anna Soisalo
Mobility

For our cities to flourish and grow, we need to address the consequence of our convenience - the instant gratification of our parcel services.

Nathaniel Giraitis
Mobility

The next-generation approach to mobility will have to take into consideration an additional variable beyond personal convenience – city health – to achieve both micro- and macro-level success.

Nathaniel Giraitis
Project Junior

Having a child as a single woman wasn’t my first choice of life plan. Until recently, I didn’t even realize it was an option.

Stephanie Yung
Mobility

Our current transport systems are not sustainable in the long term, but design can play a role in creating the nudges that will encourage better consumer behavior.

Nathaniel Giraitis
Emerging technology

Gone are the days that the internet only lives in a screen: Gaze, Gesture and Voice interfaces are beginning to seep into people's lives.

Efrat Weidberg
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