Bill Moggridge is a industrial and interaction designer and co-founder of design firm IDEO. He designed the first laptop computer, the GRiD Compass and pioneered interaction design as a discipline.
Bill has taught at the Royal College of Art in London and Stanford University. He is the author of Designing Interactions (MIT Press) which was named one of the 10 Best Innovation and Design Books of 2006 by BusinessWeek. Bill is currently the Director of the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York.
In this audio interview with Debbie Millman, he discusses, the evolution, design and life to come of the laptop, the 20 year arch of technology, the meaning of human-centered design and his plans for future work at the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum.
via Design Observer