A tribute Bill Moggridge

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William Grant "Bill" Moggridge was a British designer, author and educator who cofounded the design company IDEO with David Kelley and Mike Nuttall, as all four firms merged into one and was director of the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York
He was a pioneer in adopting a human-centred approach in design, and championed interaction design as a mainstream design discipline (he is given credit for coining the term)
He designed the first laptop computer, the GRiD Compass 1101
In October 2006, Moggridge published Designing Interactions. He followed this in October, 2010 with Designing Media, another compilation of more than 35 interviews with experts in various media, new and old, including Mark Zuckerberg, Chad Hurley, Tim Westergren, Ira Glass, Craig Newmark, Hans Rosling, and DJ Spooky

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A tribute Bill Moggridge

  1. 1. William Grant "Bill" Moggridge21.09.2012
  2. 2. Key milestones in Bill Moggridge’s lifeInventions & achievements• William Grant "Bill" Moggridge was a British designer, author and educator who cofounded the design company IDEO with David Kelley and Mike Nuttall, as all four firms merged into one and was director of the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York• He was a pioneer in adopting a human-centred approach in design, and championed interaction design as a mainstream design discipline (he is given credit for coining the term)• He designed the first laptop computer, the GRiD Compass 1101• In October 2006, Moggridge published Designing Interactions. He followed this in October, 2010 with Designing Media, another compilation of more than 35 interviews with experts in various media, new and old, including Mark Zuckerberg, Chad Hurley, Tim Westergren, Ira Glass, Craig Newmark, Hans Rosling, and DJ SpookyHe was quoted as saying, "If there is a simple, easy principle thatbinds everything I have done together, it is my interest in peopleand their relationship to things."
  3. 3. Designer and thinker He was a pioneer in adopting a human-centred approach in design, and championed interaction design as a mainstream design discipline“Our intuition, our ability to feel, our ability tounderstand without being able to explain. All of those things are relatively subjective in subconscious. And whatdesign does is to harness those attributes in the process.”
  4. 4. Bill Moggridge’s influence – The Communicator In addition to teaching undergraduate courses in the Mechanical Engineering Departments Design Division, Bill Moggridge was a popular mentor and adviser to graduate students
  5. 5. The first laptop PC
  6. 6. IDEO
  7. 7. Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum 2010

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