Design the Future
January 19–20, 2016: Training
January 20–22, 2016: Conference
San Francisco, CA
Simon King

Simon King
Director, CMU Design Center

@simonking

Simon King is a Design Director at IDEO where he helps organizations launch products and services that make the world more responsive, connected, and humane. He holds a BFA in Graphic Design from Western Michigan and an MDes in Interaction Design from Carnegie Mellon. He advocates for hybrid designers that span traditional disciplines in his book Understanding Industrial Design: Principles for UX and Interaction Design, published on O’Reilly. He’s easily excited by new ways of prototyping, elegant data design, thoughtful storytelling, and nerdy debates.
Simon holds a master of design in interaction design from Carnegie Mellon University and a bachelor of fine arts in graphic design from Western Michigan University. His book Understanding Industrial Design: Principles for UX and Interaction Design, will be published by O’Reilly Media in February 2016 and is in early release now.

Sessions

4:35pm Thursday, 01/21/2016
The new fundamentals
Location: Southside Theater
Simon King (CMU Design Center)
Average rating: ****.
(4.88, 8 ratings)
As computation and network connectivity extend beyond the screen into products and environments, interaction designers find themselves addressing new UX challenges in the physical world. Although the context is new, much can be learned from long-standing principles of industrial design. Simon King highlights relevant examples and their applications to the IoT context. Read more.