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frogShanghai's 9th Anniversary Party

frogShanghai's 9th Anniversary Party

#frogShanghai celebrated its 9th Anniversary in Shanghai on the 9th of September in their newly renovated studio space (the number 9 is of Chinese cultural significance as it represents longevity). Over 60 guests enjoyed a presentation from Rainer Wessler, VP Design, and immersive experiences including interactions with Yibu (our award-winning education play ecosystem), VR concepts, CNC Machine sessions, and more.

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Scott King, frog Creative Director, on the frogVentures Design Process

Scott King, frog Creative Director, on the frogVentures Design Process

Scott King discusses the design process with frogVentures partners BSX Technologies. Click to view their Kickstarter page: http://fro.gd/2cVMSMt

frogs at IFA 2016 in Berlin

frogs at IFA 2016 in Berlin

IFA, Europe’s largest consumer electronics showcase, can be an overwhelming experience for novices. But for frog’s designers, it’s an opportunity to scout the latest trends and test the market’s hottest consumer products. frogs Peter Dijkgraaf and Mathias Mouchard have the recap.

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We Transform Ideas Into Realities

We Transform Ideas Into Realities

We transform businesses at scale by creating systems of brand, product and service that deliver a distinctly better experience. Our passion is to transform ideas into realities. Learn more about our work at http://www.frogdesign.com/work

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frog's Munich Creative Business Week Event

frog's Munich Creative Business Week Event

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Smart Cars for Everyone

Connectivity in cars is opening up new opportunities for the experiences we have in our vehicles and the relationships we have with them; it gives drivers more information and greater control than ever before.

Sensel: Ray Kampmeier - The Maker

Sensel: Ray Kampmeier - The Maker

Watch maker Ray Kampmeier control a robot arm with a Sensel Morph!

frog partnered with Sensel, an early-stage start-up and graduate of Stanford’s StartX accelerator, to develop the strategy, design, and launch of the Sensel Morph, a next-generation input device that allows creators and innovators to explore endless possibilities in music, art, gaming and beyond. Sensel is a frogVentures portfolio company.

Visit Sensel to learn more: www.sensel.com
Check out their Kickstarter page: kickstarter.com/projects/1152958674/the-sensel-morph-interaction-evolved
See all of their videos: https://vimeo.com/senselco

Sensel: Adriano Clemente - The Musician

Sensel: Adriano Clemente - The Musician

The Sensel team recently worked with Adriano Clemente and Dubspot, a DJ school in NYC to create a new interface for music production/performance. Stay tuned to see what Adriano creates with the Sensel Morph!

frog partnered with Sensel, an early-stage start-up and graduate of Stanford’s StartX accelerator, to develop the strategy, design, and launch of the Sensel Morph, a next-generation input device that allows creators and innovators to explore endless possibilities in music, art, gaming and beyond. Sensel is a frogVentures portfolio company.

Visit Sensel to learn more: www.sensel.com
Check out their Kickstarter page: kickstarter.com/projects/1152958674/the-sensel-morph-interaction-evolved
See all of their videos: https://vimeo.com/senselco

Mobvoi TicWatch: Side By Side

Mobvoi TicWatch: Side By Side

Mobvoi TicWatch: Advancing the smartwatch experience for the Chinese youth market

Mobvoi TicWatch: Advancing the smartwatch experience for the Chinese youth market

Mobvoi approached frog to design a unique product in the smartwatch category that would not only offer new functionality, but also be aesthetically appealing to China’s youth market. Together, frog and Mobvoi created Ticwatch, a first ‘fully Chinese’ smartwatch.

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Human-Centered Design: Why Empathy Isn’t Everything

As a designer I’ve spent the last decade translating human needs and desires into experiences that fulfill them — and I’m convinced: the human-centered design process demands more than just empathy with others; it requires a deep understanding of our own selves.

frog + Google Converge Hackathon

frog + Google Converge Hackathon

Google and frog are bringing together some of the most innovative minds in technology and design. The Converge Hackathon is a platform for the multi-disciplinary collaboration and the exploration of new concepts within the digital sphere; where ideas, technology and human needs converge.

WHAT IT IS ABOUT?

This time the Converge Hackathon is going to be about new ways of experimenting with media. Here are the challenges you will be asked to tackle:

SEAMLESS
Our media consumption increasingly transcends formats and devices. We expect seamless transitions from TV to mobile to gaming console; or even to use them all simultaneously. What is the next frontier for seamless multi-media interactivity?

UBIQUITOUS
The way we perceive, produce and share information is changing. What does the future hold for our daily terabytes of user-generated content, data and news? And how can we empower mass communication and self-expression for content and creators?

DEEP
What is the future of sensing in media? Will augmented reality deliver on the promise of immersive media? Or will other technologies help realize an experience even richer in context and emotion?

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The Resume of the Future

Legend has it that Leonardo da Vinci authored the first professional resume. Written for the Duke of Milan, it consisted of 10 points that emphasized da Vinci’s military engineering expertise, while only briefly mentioning his adeptness in painting and sculpture. In concluding his resume, da Vinci described its intent as an endeavor “to make myself understood to Your Excellency for the purpose of unfolding to you my secrets, and thereafter offering them at your complete disposal.” The spirit of this initial intent remains, but the resume itself has evolved greatly since da Vinci first penned his 10 points.

BNY Mellon Digital Identity

BNY Mellon Digital Identity

To reintroduce BNY Mellon—the financial powerhouse founded by Alexander Hamilton—to a new audience, frog crafted a digital-first identity that reflects their integral role as the investments company for the world.

frog & Kidaptive Present Learner Mosaic

frog & Kidaptive Present Learner Mosaic

Kidaptive, creator of an award-winning iPad app for preschool learners, tapped frog to create a companion experience for parents to engage in their child’s learning process. The result was Learner Mosaic, a mobile app for parents that offers insights about their preschooler’s development and personalized recommendations to support the child’s progress.

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Dec 5

Belgrade Venture Forum

Executive Creative Director Matteo Penzo will speak on "Venture Design – What We Learned From Top Projects In The World."

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Nov 30

Emerce Dare

Daniel Holtzman will be speaking in Amsterdam on "Envisioning Smarter Public Places."

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Dec 10

TEDxTUM

Senior Strategist Sabine Kobayter will talk about what we can learn when we listen to society’s most vulnerable.

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Nov 10

BVM Seminar

Executive Creative Director Layla Keramat will talk about "Design Thinking applied to Digital Transformation."

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Dec 2

Business of Design Week

VP Design Rainer Wessler will be a keynote speaker and panel host in the "Design and Tech" track.

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Nov 17

Frontiers Health

Executive Creative Director Thomas Sutton will be speaking about "Designing Pathways Around People."

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Oct 3

Distributed: Health

Principal Technology Strategist Carlos Elena-Lenz will be on a panel discussing Blockchain for Business, and implementing for enterprise.

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Sep 28

Design Matters

Senior Interaction Designer Jeppe Henckel will be speaking about designing connected products for the home.

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Sep 29

Pro Sieben Digital Video Summit

ECD Layla Keramat and CD Chiara Diana will speak about "Design beyond UI - Human Centered Approach to shape best in class product and services that fit consumer ecosystems."

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Press release

frog Yibu Wins Silver in IDEA 2016

frog Yibu has been named a Silver winner in the 36th annual International Design Excellence Awards® (IDEA®) announced by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA).

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Press Release

Pfizer and frog launch design collaborative

Pfizer Consumer Healthcare and frog announce the launch of the Design Collaborative, an ongoing initiative that will develop new health and wellness solutions for consumers.

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Harvard Business Review

Finalists announced for 2015 HBR McKinsey Award

The HBR article, “Customer Data: Designing for Transparency and Trust," written by frog's Tim Morey and Allison Schoop--was announced as a finalist for the 2015 HBR McKinsey Award.

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GSMA

mAgri Design Toolkit Now Available

frog partnered with GSMA to create the mAgri Design Toolkit. It is a collection of tools to help develop and scale mobile agriculture with a user-centered design approach.

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Fast Company

Denise Gershbein Knows Design Is A Pathmaker

frog Executive Director of Social Impact Design, Denise Gershbein, recently spoke with Doreen Lorenzo as part of a series of interviews with women in the design industry.

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Parking As a Transformative Act

Article by Patrick Kalaher, VP of Technology Strategy at frog, on what happens when parking adds value to our lives.

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RT @kickstarter: Ending soon! The Waytap uses ultrasonic waves to make a bottled brew taste like it's fresh from the tap: https://t.co/RC4J

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Typical meeting in the#frogAustin studio. Happy Friday.

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It's been amazing to see this community grow over the last year. Thanks for investing in us. We are eager to hear more from you. What would you like to see more of this year? Wishing all of you a happy 2016!#design

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With the start of a new year, the exciting question is: What technology trends will radically transform businesses in 2016 and beyond? Check out the link in our bio to read 15 technology trends driving companies to reinvent themselves.#design#techtrends

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#tbt Halloween 2015#frogSF

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For the month of October,#frogSF studio members embarked on a challenge: to draw something every day for 31 days. This gallery show features a diverse selection a works from the project, with mediums ranging from pancake batter, to chalk, paint, and digital renderings.

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Does the Internet of Things host everything? How cohesive can we expect IoT to become? Technological innovations, but also social and cultural shifts are needed to foster an eco-system where connectivity is truly seamless. Catch Patrick Kalaher at Society Summit Stage Nov 4 at 2:05pm.#websummit#websummit2015

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The Halloween spirit is alive and well in#frogSeattle. Can you spot the original?

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#frogShanghai shows off the translated version of The Ride Ahead.

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#frogSF, participating in the annual Designer Dodgeball Classic, decked out in Bavarian-style uniforms in honor of our German roots.

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Behind the scenes:#frogFilm on set with artist Josh Ellingson using the new Sensel Morph.#frogVentures Learn more about Sensel at Sensel.com

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Inspired by Inges Idee's exhibition, "Personal Absurdities," from Berlin in 1997,#frogNYC made 34 pairs of foam core shoes so that everyone would be 6'4". Photo by @xyfeng

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#frogShanghai shows off its Learning Wall, our#frogCamp initiative to encourage internal sharing across studios.

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From frog Roberta Tassi: The perfect working table for#frogsInNairobi this afternoon at The Hub East Africa#iHub

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frog Venetia Tay interviewed by BBC radio on the#iHub terrace on how to bring human-centered design to the tech scene in Nairobi#frogsInNairobi

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frogs Venetia Tay and Roberta Tassi are at#iHub in#Nairobi for the next eight weeks. Follow their story at#frogsInNairobi

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Patrick Kalaher, VP of Tech Strategy at frog, presents Being Bayesian: Strategies for modeling before, during, and after product creation at#SolidCon in San Francisco.

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frog Denise Gershbein @ecgbean and Blair Palmer from UNICEF's Innovation Lab chat with Gideon Litchfield at#qznextbillion. Today, frog, UNICEF, and ARM launched the#wearablesforgood challenge. Learn more at wearablesforgood.com

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#frogSF kicks off Monday with a salute to National Plaid Day. "Yeah, it's a thing."#design

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@karapecknold presents the frog Collective Action Toolkit during#ds15#frogImpact. Check out frogdesign.com/cat to learn more.

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Participants show off their prototypes at#ds15 during frog David Cleaves' workshop on prototyping a connected mobility for real people.#design#IoT

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frog Andreas Markdalen presents at#ds15 on the future of automation and#design.

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A special brew for#DS15 in London. Click location to see the rest of our speaking lineup for the week.

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Behind the scenes at#frogSF

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Project team in#frogSF kick off Monday morning meeting with a tribute to Inside the Actor's Studio, the#design version.

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frogs Cobie Everdell and Denise Gershbein participate in @tippingpoint#TPCLab Playback workshops.

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A packed house at HUB Singapore for the#AgingByDesign panel featuring Executive Creative Directors Lindsey Mosby and Brandon Edwards.

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frog Adam Pruden introduces his wearable drone concepts at#SXSW2015

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The frog Designing Your Future with the Connected Car workshop is underway at#sxsw2015#sxswcar

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#frogMilan preps for the Google + frog#converge hackathon March 7th. The event is a platform for the multi-disciplinary collaboration and exploration of new concepts within the digital sphere.

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Purpose. Connected. Ambitious. Beautiful.#frogSF visual designer @elibmyers talks about the four principles he follows to create quality work.

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Evan Bacon, a master Lego builder, poses with visitors and his Lego THOR sculpture at our frog Austin studio. Photo by frog @sarahbwe

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From#MWC15. An excavator in Sweden being operated using a control cockpit and VR system (Oculus Rift).

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frog Executive Creative Director Denise Gershbein on#impactdesign. "All design has social impact."

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frogs know how to do#Halloween. Happy Monday, ya'll.

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Our first#InsightsmAgri post from the field. One of the things we seek out to accomplish when we talk to our participants is to screen and capture the “extreme users” of any given industry. The reason being is that by identifying the fringes of such archetypes, this helps to inform what the average profile looks like much more precisely than just interviewing the most average at all times.

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Taylor Hamilton, Principal Film Designer, curates this month's internal#frogSF gallery.

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Ethan Imboden on relearning design through entrepreneurship, onstage at#wiredbydesign.

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frog Jonas Damon spoke at#WiredByDesign about what inspires him as a designer. Up next, Ethan Imboden...

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#frogSF competing in the 10th annual Design Dodgeball Tournament in San Francisco. Happy Friday.

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Custom kettle corn for our#NewCoSF event. Don't worry, we made some for all of you!#frogSF

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