Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design at the University of Michigan

Penny W. Stamps Speaker Series

Tim Brown

From Design to Design Thinking

April 8, 2010

Tim Brown

Tim Brown is the CEO of IDEO, a global innovation and design firm. Among the 20 most innovative companies in the world, IDEO is a design consultancy that contributed to such innovations as the first Apple mouse and the Palm V. In addition to design for the world’s leading brands, IDEO’s work addresses sustainability, the design of communities, health and wellness, and enterprise for people in the world’s lower income groups.  An industrial designer by training, Brown’s own work has earned him numerous design awards and been exhibited internationally. With support from the College of Engineering, the Design Science Program, and UM’s IDSA Student Chapter.

Unless otherwise noted, all programs take place on Thursdays at 5:10 pm at the historic Michigan Theater, located at 603 E. Liberty Street in downtown Ann Arbor, and are free of charge and open to the public.


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