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'Tis the Season for Brand Inspiration

Dec 17 2015 in Notes from the Field

Here, amongst the glad tidings and awkward family conversations, lies a bounty of lessons to help your brand in 2016.

Megan Guidi
Strategist, Brand & Experience Lead

Custom Oreo

Nov 10 2015 in Notes from the Field

A look at our newest project, and how digital production and mass customization is disrupting the CPG industry.

Stephen Spencer
Senior Designer & Inventor

Strategy for Culture Change

Oct 16 2015 in Notes from the Field

As physical and virtual environments become interdependent, a powerful way of thinking about workplace strategy emerges.

Kristi Woolsey
Practice Lead, Creative Environments

10 Qs, Summer Intern Edition: Meet Ian

Aug 07 2015 in Notes from the Field

Wrapping up our four-part Summer Intern series is Ian Morrow, Engineering.

10 Qs, Summer Intern Edition: Meet Linn

Jul 24 2015 in Notes from the Field

Get to know our Summer Interns in this four-part series. Next up, Linn Ruiz-Goubert, Visual Design.

10 Qs, Summer Intern Edition: Meet Aaron

Jun 26 2015 in Notes from the Field

Get to know our Summer Interns in this four-part series. Next up, Aaron Cook, Human Sciences.

10 Qs, Summer Intern Edition: Meet Hannah

Jun 12 2015 in Notes from the Field

Get to know our Summer Interns in this four-part series. First up, Hannah Brinkman, Visual Design intern.

More Than Just a Game at SXSW

Nov 06 2014 in Notes from the Field

How game design can help users navigate new experiences with curiosity and confidence.

Jon Larkin
Game Designer & Engineer

Guerrilla Research at One of the Largest Trade Shows in the World: A Quick How-To

Oct 06 2014 in Notes from the Field

How do you undertake design research among 100,000+ possible subjects in a way that yields valuable insights? Some lessons learned from our recent experience at IMTS.

Sara Blumenstein
Designer
Bridget Monahan
Senior Designer & Researcher

Field Notes on the Maker Movement

Jun 03 2014 in Notes from the Field

After MakerCon and MakerFaire SF 2014, Steve Spencer shares what he sees as the emerging themes in the “maker movement” including passsion, online and shared spaces, lowering barriers, and desktop design and manufacturing.

Stephen Spencer
Senior Designer & Inventor