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What we’re up to and where we’re headed in the world of meaningful design.
Answer. It depends. And design choices have everything to do with it. Fast Company reported on our work by John Anderson and Anna Bernbaum using open source data analysis of accidents in bike lanes across three cities. Read about how each city approached the design challenge. Explore the data yourself with our live Web App that compares data between NYC, Boston, and San Francisco.
Smart Design's work on OXO Good Grips Easy Clean Compost Bin has been recognized by the 2020 Green Good Design Award, which celebrates concepts-that have forwarded exceptional thinking and inspired greater progress toward a more healthier and more sustainable universe.
99U asked Stephanie Yung, Design Director at Smart Design, and five other creative leaders how they set the scene for creative exchanges and productive collaboration in the age of remote work and distributed teams.
The Science Times: Sweat Patch Technology For Athletes Could Be Applied for Coronavirus Biomarker Research
Smart Design has partnered with Epicore Biosystems and Gatorade for our most recent ecosystem innovation work on the Gx Sweat Patch and App, which generates personalized sports nutrition recommendation so athletes can perform at their best. This digital ecosystem combines wearable technology that captures an athlete’s sweat rate and electrolyte concentration directly from the skin with a smartphone app that processes the data using machine learning, eliminating the need of a traditional lab.
We’re extremely pleased to see the Gx Sweat Patch technology being tested to meet the needs of the current COVID-19 pandemic. Researchers believe the sweat analysis made possible with the smart patch could provide important information to track health conditions.
The OXO Good Grips Peeler designed by Sam Farber and Smart Design in 1990 has been named in the 100 Great Designs of Modern Times by Fortune and IIT Institute of Design, recognized as an archetypal example of the value of inclusive design, or designs that are accessible to all people, regardless of age or disability.
Nearly two decades after attending Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), Dan Grossman, Design Director of Industrial Design at Smart Design, is helping to mentor today's students.
Core77: Stephanie Yung of Smart Design Predicts the Most Promising Future Design Trends in Health & Wellness
We’re honored that Stephanie Yung, Design Director at Smart Design will be serving as a Jury Captain for this year’s Core77 Design Awards in the Health & Wellness category. In this conversational interview, Stephanie shares the details of her responsibilities leading design teams, her perspective on the most exciting trends in health and wellness, and her own story of Project Jr.; A truly patient-first journey in which she turned her own fertility experience into a new community concept to support women seeking to start a family on their own. Read the full interview on Core77 here.
The Gatorade Gx Sweat Patch is nominated in the 2020 SXSW Innovation Awards in Wearable Tech category. The 23rd annual SXSW Innovation Awards recognizes the most exciting tech developments in the connected world.
Jasper Dekker, Senior Interaction Designer shares four delivery ecosystem solutions cities around the world can adopt.
How will designers play a role in determining the future of how products are packaged, designed, and shipped?
OXO’s Good Grips pole caddy is recognized in TIME's "Best Inventions of 2019". TIME evaluated each contender based on key factors, including originality, creativity, influence, ambition and effectiveness.
Forbes interviews Smart on the latest changes and trends shaping products, services, and ecosystems for clients Sephora, Ford, Pepsi, Amgen, Google, and Capital One.
The 2019 Innovation by Design awards recognizes business and designers commitment to helping to solve the problems of today and tomorrow.
Strategy Directors Nate Giraitis, Ruby Steel, and Omar Bakhshi guide participants through an interactive provocation on how to push design projects to be more inclusive.
An autonomous taxi's first day in New Delhi and why AI needs more culturally diverse training to make autonomous cars work for everyone.
Tucker Fort takes us behind-the-scenes to how the new Gx Sweat Patch came to be rooted in Gatorade's past and racing towards the future.
Net Promoter Score (NPS), introduced in 2003, has been called the "number one score you need to grow." Almost 16 years later, with 200 companies adopting it for growth benchmarking, it's also one of the most controversial marketing metrics. Omar Bakhshi encourages brands to focus on purpose first, and performance will fall into place.
Dan Grossman tells Core77 that NYC’s trash cans aren't for every New Yorker.