IA Collaborative Wins 2019 Design & Innovation Award

IA Collaborative was announced the category winner of the 2019 Design & Innovation Awards for the firm’s work proving the value of design for business. IA was one of four finalists in the ROI of Human-centered Design category, an award that celebrates innovation and human-centered design accomplishments across communities and organizations.

IA Collaborative’s unique “Design Your Next Competitor” approach to innovation has helped clients leverage the power of human-centered design to launch what would have otherwise been their next competitor and drive significant business value.

IA’s Founder Dan Kraemer was a keynote speaker at Design Thinking 2019, where the Design & Innovation award winners were announced.


IA Collaborative Designs Garner Global Acclaim

IA Collaborative has been recognized around the world for its innovative work in product and visual design, digital design, branding, business strategy and social innovation.

The Industrial Designers Society of America’s IDEA Awards – the world’s premier international design competition – awarded a Gold IDEA Award for the the Kelvin™, the simplest and most beautiful home coffee roaster; a Silver IDEA Award for CORE Cooling Packs, a life-saving cooling solution for healthcare workers fighting disease outbreaks in the field; and a Silver IDEA Award for IA’s redesign of United Airlines’ mobile app and digital ecosystem, which also won an STA 100 Award.

The Kelvin™ also took top honors at the iF World Design Awards, and the Design Intelligence Awards.

IA Collaborative’s work was recognized by the GOOD DESIGN Awards for its work in rebranding beloved a beloved American icon, the SKILSAW, and its efforts to understand and bring to life an important target customer for Nike: the Young Athlete.