Bill Moggridge

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Bill Moggridge

William (Bill) Moggridge, (25 June 1943 - 8 September 2012[1]) was a British industrial designer and co-founder of the Silicon Valley-based design firm IDEO.[2] He helped design what was arguably the first laptop computer, the GRiD Compass.[2] He was in favour of user-centered design process in product development cycles and also worked towards popularizing interaction design as a mainstream discipline.

Moggridge was the author of Designing Interactions, published in October 2006. ISBN 978-0-262-13474-3

He was also involved in design education in the United Kingdom and the United States; teaching at the Royal College of Art, the London Business School and Stanford University.

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  1. Langer, Emily (9 September 2012). "Bill Moggridge dies; designer of the first modern laptop computer was 69". Washington Post. Retrieved 17 January 2014. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Sudjic, Deyan (10 September 2012). "Bill Moggridge obituary". The Guardian. London: GMG. ISSN 0261-3077. OCLC 60623878. Retrieved 8 November 2012.