Nick Foster: It's Grim Up North

Dec 9 2014 - 1:22pm

For Tickets:

When: Thursday, November 7, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Where: Groupon

            3101 Park Blvd

            Palo Alto, CA 94306 

IDSA Silicon Valley is proud to present a talk by Nick Foster, a self-confessed "post-discipline designer with specialisms". Nick is Creative Lead for Nokia's Advanced Design team; partner at the Near Future Laboratory, pioneering work in the field of Design Fiction; and has over fifteen years experience in the design industry as an engineer, industrial designer and futurist for companies such as Dyson, Seymourpowell and Sony.

Nick is also a design writer for the Alpine Review, Core77, Blueprint, BoingBoing, Wired and Stylus. Be sure to check out his blog,

Hope to see you there!

About our host: 

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Groupon is the original daily deal site offering the best stuff to do, eat and buy in more than 500 cities and 48 countries around the world.  To help do this we have a team of amazing designers who strive to revolutionize local commerce in a delightful way. With over 10 products the Design Union works to regulate Groupon’s monumental eco-system.  Within the Design Union we live by the following principles: 1-Design is important, 2-Only one thing can be the most important, 3-Make the computer do the work, not the people, 4- It doesn’t have to be perfect, but it needs to be better, 5 – Make the easy things easy, make the hard things possible.  Our talented team consists of more than 40 product and visual designers working from 5 offices around the world.