Philipp Steiner

Executive Director ∙ IDEO

At the Seattle-based design consultancy Steiner leads a large multidisciplinary creative team responsible for defining next generation aircraft interiors, and shaping the future of travel. Over the past fifteen years Philipp has led creative and strategic teams working across a broad range of industries: transportation, consumer electronics, software/technology and healthcare/wellness; his past clients include Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, Starbucks, Nike, Panasonic, Sunbeam and Samsung. A native of Switzerland now living in the United States, Philipp shares a common interest with his adopted hometown, a passion for all things travel and tech.

TEAGUE is the original design consultancy. Founded in 1926 by design pioneer Walter Dorwin Teague, TEAGUE’s portfolio spans many firsts: the Polaroid camera, the UPS truck, the Texaco service station, the Pringles canister, and the Xbox. Along the way, TEAGUE has designed the interior of every Boeing commercial airplane every produced—including the revolutionary 787 Dreamliner. Today, TEAGUE is 300+ thinkers and doers with talents spanning everything from industrial design and interaction design to branding and robotics. All of TEAGUE’s talents are focused specifically on travel and technology innovation, working on projects such as the NIKE + TEAGUE Athlete’s Plane, next-generation devices for Intel and Samsung, the DENNY e-bike, and the Boeing 777X.