Idean Opens Flagship Studio In Silicon Valley

Global design firm expands its presence and premises in Palo Alto, California

Feb 03, 2016, 09:15 ET from Idean

PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the global design firm, Idean, announced it has moved into new premises in Palo Alto, California, creating its flagship studio on Homer Avenue, a very central location in Silicon Valley.

The move comes as the firm looks to consolidate all of its offices and working spaces across Downtown Palo Alto into one centralized studio, to not only bring the ever expanding team together, but create an inspirational space to meet and collaborate with Silicon Valley clients.

Ville Kurki, Chief Operating Officer at Idean said: "We are excited to be bringing together all of the Idean Palo Alto team in one space for the first time and creating our flagship studio. Over the last three years we have grown at a rapid pace and this marks a momentous achievement for us.

"The studio set over 10,000 sq feet will provide a flexible working environment for the team as well as in and outdoor space to meet and collaborate with clients in a unique setting to continue to allow us to create the greatest digital products and services."

A two-year search for the perfect property led to finding the two-story Homer Avenue space, which was built in 1926 and a former bakery (Thompson's Bakery), after being an office for many successful tech companies, Idean is looking forward to entering the next chapter of the firm's story in Silicon Valley.

The space will be decorated in keeping with all of Idean's other studios combining contemporary furniture and decor whilst nurturing the historical elements of the building.

The 17 year-old company, entered the U.S. market in 2011 and has seen extensive growth across its five studios located in California, Texas and New York, working with some of the biggest names in the business including HP, GoPro, Sony, and 23&Me amongst others.

The Grand Opening party details will be announced soon. For more information about Idean visit

Idean's new global HQ is 214 Homer Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA.


Idean is a global design firm that works with the world's leading companies, helping them to create long-lasting relationships with their customers, through truly enchanting and elegant experiences.

The design firm which was founded in Finland in 1999 already works with a number of global brands including  GoPro, HP, Cisco, 23andMe, Sony, IBM, Samsung and GE Healthcare amongst others and has built a strong reputation across Europe, Asia and North America.

With a team of more than 150 designers, technologists and strategists, Idean is headquartered in Palo Alto, with studios in Austin, Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, and Helsinki.

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