Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Bill Moggridge
Born: June 25, 1943 in London, England
Death: September 8, 2012 (Age: 69)
Computer related contributions
- British-born designer, author, and educator who designed one of the first laptop computer, the GRiD Compass.
- He co founded 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-centered approach in design, and championed interaction design as a mainstream design discipline (he is given credit for coining the term).
- Designing Media (2010)
- Designing Interactions (2006)
Honors and awards
- Honorary doctorate from CCA (California College of the Arts) in San Francisco (2012)
- Named one of the 50 Most Influential Designers in America (2011)
- Awarded the Prince Philip Designers Prize (2010)
- Lifetime Achievement Award (2009)
- Named a Royal Designer for Industry by the RSA (1988)