Rise of the DEO

I came across the term “DEO” when I visited the Autodesk Gallery in San Francisco. There was a black and white coaster that caught my eye with this provocative term and its tagline “Rise of the DEO: Leadership by Design”. I grabbed a few of these freebies that I thought my co-workers would enjoy. After […]

Our Nissan V2G Concept Wins LA Design Challenge 09!

Last month I wrote about our design team’s entry for the LA Auto Show Design Challenge.  The theme was Youthmobile 2030 and we were tasked to “envision what a new generation of drivers – raised with cell phones, online communities and webcams – will demand from their vehicles in the year 2030.”  This past Thursday, […]

Nissan V2G Vehicle-to-Grid Concept

So a project that I worked on has finally been released, and it’s seen some good press! (Isn’t that what you call 2 mildly positive blog entries, nowadays?)  Anyway, all the soul that I put into my work feels like it’s worth it when something I touch comes to fruition in any form.  The Nissan […]

Ann Ngo: About Me

  Though I am a researcher at heart, when I can design information that I’ve absorbed into meaningful innovation for humans or spark the imaginations of others, that is my nirvana. Using visual stories as my medium, I synthesize consumer trends and human-centric considerations into design inspiration. My arsenal includes graphic design, infographics and interactive […]