Meet the Design Group: Building a Design Ecosystem
The Design Group brings together all designers working on collaboration products. Creating a central design group aligns our values, ambitions, and practices across all areas — industrial, interactive, service, UX, and visual design.
A Designer’s View: Winning Red Dot’s “Best of the Best” for Cisco Spark Board
Red Dot just recognized the Cisco Spark Board product design with its “Best of the Best” Red Dot award. What's it like to be a key part of the design team? Torkel Mellingen is happy to let you know. "To me, the award from Red Dot acknowledges that we landed in just the right place. It feels amazing. The team that developed Cisco Spark Board dared to challenge the norm."
“Scandifornian” Design at SXSW: Q&A with Torkel Mellingen
Recently, at the Cisco Spark Haus at SXSW, we addressed several questions, including: What are the important workplace trends? What is “Scandifornian” design, and how does it make the design language at Cisco unique? And, why is the Cisco Spark Board design is receiving so much attention?
The Sliding Doors of the Digital Age
The upcoming launch at Cisco is a little more personal for me than most launches. Alan Kay, Doug Engelbart and Steve Jobs have inspired me since I started designing collaboration products 12 years ago. This launch continues the journey they began.