IO is committed to promoting the power of design as a strategic tool for our clients to define relevant, differentiated and credible value propositions. Through collaboration with design specialists, educators, artists and manufacturers we aim to expand our clients competitive edge and promote the compelling message that good design = good business. Below are a collection of our collaborations:
IO+ education Collaboration and interaction with universities is a critical component of the work of IO. Ted Givens (Design Partner at IO) co-taught a studio last semester with Professor Stephen Lau of The University of Hong Kong that met in IO's Hong Kong studio every Friday.
IO+ competition IO hosted an international design competition, "Re-thinking Shanghai 2012" with a goal to push and enhance the sustainable dialogue in Asia. Over 1,300 people from over 100 different countries registered for the competition. The awards were recently announced at Bridge 8 in Shanghai.