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Learn how IDEO approaches brainstorming in this short 2-minute session facilitated by IDEO Play Lab founder Brendan Boyle

Design Thinking Defined

Design thinking is a human-centered approach to innovation that draws from the designer’s toolkit to integrate the needs of people, the possibilities of technology, and the requirements for business success.

Creative Confidence

A book by IDEO founder David Kelley and partner Tom Kelley on developing the creative potential within us all

New Applications

Applications of design thinking in the modern world.


Design thinking has deep roots in a global conversation that has been unfolding for decades.

Design thinking for social innovation

Tim Brown and CEO Jocelyn Wyatt highlight the way design thinking can serve clients and companies in the nonprofit sector

Design Thinking for Libraries

A toolkit that introduces an approach to improving libraries through creative problem-solving

Going Deeper, Seeing Further

IDEO's Chief Creative Officer Jane Fulton Suri and IDEO U Dean Suzanne Gibbs Howard explore corporate ethnography can surface meaningful opportunities for design


IDEO CoLab connects organizations to shape technology’s impact on the world


An online school where people can develop the skills of design thinking and mindsets of creative leadership

Prototypes as (Design) Tools for Behavioral and Organizational Change

An exploration of the relationship between prototyping and behavioral change in the workplace Iin the Journal of Applied Behavioral Science

The Designer’s Toolkit for Tackling Tough Problems

A selection of exercises from's Design Kit Travel Pack, a tool to help social impact organizations and busy professionals unlock their own creative genius

Tim Brown’s TED Talk

IDEO CEO Tim Brown's 2009 TED Talk urges designers to think big, shifting their practice from the act of creating an object to the act of fusing design, business, and social studies to solve big, real-world problems

From the blog (67)

How to Lead a Design-Driven Organization

November 21, 2017

Why is Design a CEO Matter?

November 2, 2017

Design Thinking and the Law

July 18, 2017

Design and the Circular Economy

January 21, 2017

A Challenge to Leaders: A Day of Empathy

March 1, 2016

The Next Big Thing in Design

February 9, 2016

How to Inspire Creativity and Lifelong Learning for Everyone

June 9, 2015

The Art of Not Quitting

April 1, 2015

What We Can Learn from Barn Raisers

January 16, 2015

The Career Choice Nobody Tells You About

November 27, 2014

Let's Fix It: How to Design a Winning Resume

October 16, 2014

3 Things I've Learned from Interns

September 16, 2014

Dick Bolles on How to Land Your First Job

August 19, 2014

5 New Design Careers for the 21st Century

July 22, 2014

Become a More Creative Listener in 30 Minutes

July 7, 2014

This Summer, Trade a Cubicle for a Tree House

June 23, 2014

Some ideas about creativity from LEGO and Vermeer

May 26, 2014

5 Tips to Getting Hired by Design

May 14, 2014

Why You Should Plan for Serendipity

April 30, 2014

How Design Can Save a Reputation

April 15, 2014

What’s Next in the World of Making

April 3, 2014

How to Become a Social Innovator in 7 Weeks

March 28, 2014

The One Thing You Need to Generate Great Ideas

January 30, 2014

The 7 Values That Drive IDEO

January 21, 2014

The Power of Asking the Right Questions

January 7, 2014

How Might We Improve the Health & Wealth of Cities?

December 16, 2013

Why Better Listeners are Better Innovators

December 9, 2013

4 Bio-Inspired Tips to Create Better Teams

November 19, 2013

The Secret to Innovation: Think Like a Kid

November 13, 2013

Why You Should Talk Less and Do More

October 30, 2013

How I Hire: 5 Tips for Landing a Job at IDEO

September 30, 2013

How to Make a Business Meeting Sing

September 11, 2013

Why Kitchens are Better Than Conference Rooms

September 3, 2013

The Next Big Thing in Design Is…

August 20, 2013

How to Sail Through Creative Uncertainty

August 14, 2013

Why Simple Communication is Complex

July 30, 2013

3 Ways to Make Freelance Work Better

July 22, 2013

Never Be Bored on a Business Trip Again

July 12, 2013

The Secret to Your Success? Make Others Successful

July 3, 2013

Want to Be a Creative Leader? Look to the Garden

June 26, 2013

A Design Nomad on Asia: An Interview with IDEO Design Director Roshi Givechi

June 19, 2013

The Secret of Great Work: Play

June 4, 2013

Evolving Your Identity

March 27, 2013

5 TED Talks You May Not Have Seen, Yet

February 23, 2013

Adaptive Innovation: Launch, Learn, Repeat

January 23, 2013

Big Idea 2013: Designing the Necessities of Life

December 11, 2012

Will Work For

December 4, 2012

One Design Thinking Tip You Can Use Right Now

November 27, 2012

Start Designing Your Life

November 21, 2012

A Design Lens on Education

November 13, 2012

How Might We Design for Behavior Change?

November 1, 2012

15 Minutes With: Heath Ceramics’ Cathy Bailey on Business Design

October 26, 2012

Bill Moggridge — A Design Icon

October 10, 2012

What Great Leaders Know About Designing for Impact

October 4, 2012

The future of the book

September 21, 2010


June 8, 2010

Living Climate Change

September 29, 2009


July 15, 2009

A curriculum for business design

May 28, 2009

Does design have a role in the making of rules?

April 5, 2009

Tata Nano - good or bad?

March 22, 2009

A prototyping experiment

December 19, 2008

Human Centered Design for small holder farmers

December 5, 2008

Analytics and inspiration

October 31, 2008


October 12, 2008

Designing data

October 3, 2008

Optimism and critique

August 24, 2008