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    Cincinnati Named in Top 5 for Commercial and Industrial Design

Cincinnati Named in Top 5 for Commercial and Industrial Design

By |July 16th, 2014|

We’ve known it all along. Our corporate hometown Cincinnati is a great place to work and live. Now in a CityLab article from The Atlantic, our fair hub is recognized as an epicenter for commercial

Design Impact to Present at Design Week

By |July 15th, 2014|

Ramsey Ford of Design Impact, Kaleidoscope’s social innovation partner, announces a career development event for Design Week Cincinnati. Social Innovation Specialist Rashid Owoyele will share strategies on how to find and land a product

5 “Smart” Trends Transforming Business in 2014

By |July 2nd, 2014|

Intelligent Technology, The Rise of Brains to Accompany Computing Brawn?

Trends in high-tech, healthcare and consumer goods are converging at an ever increasing rate. Kaleidoscope Design Fellow Larry Barbera keeps his fingers on the pulse of

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    Creative Leadership Tips: Why Doing Good Is Good for Business

Creative Leadership Tips: Why Doing Good Is Good for Business

By |June 17th, 2014|

Research and Insights Director Chris Hammond shares insights into creative leadership in our monthly Creative Leadership Series:

Simon Sinek describes the four emotion chemicals that our brains as humans release: endorphins, dopamine, serotonin and oxytocin.

Of these, the

Announcing the New Kaleidoscope Website

By |June 13th, 2014|

As a design and innovation firm, we know the importance of an intuitive website that engages our audience. That’s why we decided to refresh our own website. We added a more visually pleasing Work

Join the Fight to Help End Hunger

By |June 11th, 2014|

The IxD team at Kaleidoscope is proud to be part of Nom Nom Nation’s ambitious and much needed goal of feeding the hungry, both in Cincinnati and nationwide. Designing an app gave us a

GOOD Ideas for Food Deserts

By |May 26th, 2014|

Members of the Kascope team were selected to participate in GOOD Ideas for Cities. Partnered up with Renee Mahaffey Harris from the Center for Closing the Health Gap, the team researched the problem and

The Power of Outsiders

By |May 1st, 2014|

Sometimes it take an outsider to put things in perspective. She sees behavior and hears communication differently because she’s not biased by previous experience. Being an outsider is an everyday occurrence for our Insights

A Generalist Design Firm or a Specialist One?

By |April 25th, 2014|

I spent 20 years with Johnson & Johnson doing early stage medical device development in a variety of roles.  Over that time, I had the opportunity to work with a number of different design

Anatomy of a Brand, Part 1

By |March 16th, 2014|

Peoples’ relationships with tools aren’t often as superficial as mere appreciation for the utility of an object. At some point, these objects become animated and take on qualities we admire in ourselves. They become