News and Ideas

News and Ideas

Julia Heard inducted as a Fellow of the IDSA

Founding Principal Julie Heard inducted into the IDSA Academy of Fellows!

We are so proud to announce that Julie Heard, one of our founding partners, has become Mixer Design Group's first Fellow of the Industrial Designers Society of America! Julie was inducted along with two other distinguished members into the IDSA Academy of Fellows for earning the special respect and affection of the membership through distinguished service to the Society and the profession. Julie's nearly 25 years of active involvement and leadership in the IDSA has enabled Mixer to keep abreast of  the latests professional standards and educational trends of our profession.

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Mixer's new studio in Austin Texas

A mature sophisticated teenager

Mixer Design group just celebrated our 13th birthday! Even though we are a youthful and spirited teen we are still humbled and proud to have the confidence of some of the world’s most sophisticated international brands including; HP, Intel, Chrysler, Oakley, Fiat, AMD, Polycom, 3M and many more. We are so grateful to everyone on our incredibly talented and creative team who year in and year out deliver the kind of work that makes clients smile and continually come back for more.

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singlecue by EyeSight and Mixer Design, IoT Device Design

singlecue introduced at CES 2015!

singlecue is an exciting new electronic product from Mixer Design and eyeSight Corporation. No more messy cables and remote control clutter! With singlecue the power is at your fingertips. Want to watch TV? Raise your hand – one gesture turns your TV, cable box and AV receiver on, all with the right settings. singlecue is that simple, and that smart. singlecue makes your home and devices smarter and simpler to control, through touch-free gestures, right from your couch.

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kickstarter

Kick Ass Kickstarters

The creativity and ambition of Mixer’s designers can’t be confined to our studio. We are not surprised when we see our team members delivering incredible ideas and vision for our clients but it is great to also see these talents reaching out into the greater design and manufacturing community. Two of our designers recently launched hugely successful Kickstarter campaigns for distinctly designed items; a unique game set and a beautifully crafted writing instrument.

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jon

Super Dad on a New Mission

Veteran Design Engineer and close personal friend Jon Anderson has decided to move on to a new career: Super Dad/Gelato Maven.  For almost ten years, Jon has been a key reason for the success and growth of Mixer. We will sorely miss his steady and reliable talent which has been instrumental to our client’s most challenging programs. Jon and his wife Christy have a newborn son, Sullivan, and they really wanted to give him the time and attention he deserves. Jon is taking up the mantle to be there for “Sully” and to pursue his other great passion, Gelato!

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