Bill Moggridge

Educator, Organization founder

1943 – 2012

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Who was Bill Moggridge?

William Grant "Bill" Moggridge, RDI was a British designer, author and educator who cofounded the design company IDEO 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. Among his achievements, he designed the first laptop computer, the GRiD Compass, was honoured for Lifetime Achievement from the National Design Awards, and given the Prince Philip Designers Prize. He was quoted as saying, "If there is a simple, easy principle that binds everything I have done together, it is my interest in people and their relationship to things."

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Born
Jun 25, 1943
London
Also known as
  • William Grant "Bill" Moggridge, RDI
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Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
    Industrial design
    (1962 - 1965)
Employment
  • Co-Founder, IDEO
  • Director, Cooper–Hewitt, National Design Museum
Died
Sep 8, 2012
San Francisco

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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