Adriaan Beukers
Ole Bouman
Steward Butterfield
Ben Cerveny
Elisabeth Diller
Michael Douglas
Maya Draisin
Brian Eno
David Garcia
Marti Guixe
Adam Hyde
Ivo Janssen
Nathalie Jeremijenko
Lee Eng Lock
Winy Maas
Malcolm McCullough
Irene McWilliam
Sugata Mitra
Andre Oorebeek
Chris Pacione
Garry van Patter
Fiona Raby
Hani Rashid
Rick Robinson
Alexander Rose
Tiffany Shlain
Bruce Sterling
Lisa Strausfeld
John Thackara
Tjebbe van Tijen
Michael Waisvisz

An information architect with a passion for making the complex clear, Garry Van Patter has over 20 years of consulting, design and design management experience, much of it within international, multidisciplinary consultancies. He is currently Vice President and Co-Founder of the Innovation Acceleration Labs at Scient. In the Scient Lab system, design, technology, information, processes and the physical environment play central roles in the fostering of innovation spanning multiple disciplines and maximizing collective brainpower. In addition to those operating in New York and San Francisco, Scient will be building Innovation Acceleration Labs in London and Singapore this fiscal year. Workshop ONE/Exploring the Language of Innovation at Scient débuted in January 2000 and is now running weekly in the New York and San Francisco Labs. Van Patter has a Master of Science degree in Communication Design from Pratt Institute in New York as well as an environmental design degree from the University of Manitoba's School of Architecture. He has studied strategic problem-solving extensively with Dr Min Basadur at the Center for Research in Applied Creativity. Van Patter's work has won design excellence awards from a number of organizations, including Design Zentrum International in Berlin and the New York Art Directors Club. Most recently he presented "Designing Understanding" at the Design Management Institute Conference on The Future of Design Management. He is an active member of The International Institute for Information Design(IIID)and the American Center for Design (ACD). He lives in New York City.


Innovation DNA (Doors 6: Lightness, November 2000)