Creating a healthier future – Inside Philips Design Healthcare

Sean Hughes, Chief Design Officer at Philips Design Healthcare, gives an inside look into the creative process behind our work creating new healthcare innovations. Where do we find inspiration? How do we partner with our customers to give them what they want and need? Sean explores Design’s unique approach to these questions and more, showing how we are designing a healthier future together with our customers.

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Design Thinking is Dead. Long Live Design Thinking.

Design Thinking is Dead. Long Live Design Thinking.

Sean Carney, Chief Design Officer for Philips  
Check out the latest blog from Sean Carney on the central  leadership blog on, entitled: Design Thinking is Dead. Long Live Design Thinking.

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Experience Flows

Experience Flows

Understanding people and their experiences to deliver meaningful innovations
Understanding people may not sound like rocket science. But it’s one of the hardest and most rewarding challenges of an innovation team.


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Design Events

18 - 19 October 2014, Eindhoven - The Netherlands
Dutch Design Week
Digital Health Hackathon at Philips Museum

Design Awards

  • Singapore Good Design Mark 2014
    Philips is proud to have received five Singapore Good Design Marks in 2014, including the top Platinum award for the hue bulbs and tablet

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