Tom Hobbs

Product Design Manager at Facebook

Design thinking through making

Tom is the Creative Director at TEAGUE utilising on a daily basis a design philosophy called ‘thinking through making’. TEAGUE employs a hands-on approach to design that allows Tom to continue his practice that has been grounded by prototyping — ’making things’ — throughout his career.

Tom’s work has been widely published and he has presented at conferences on three continents. He has over 15 years experience that has encompassed fortune 100 company’s innovation design teams and a couple of the world’s leading design consultancies.

Tom’s unique background combines the liberal arts, editorial design and computer science. This combines to bring a fresh perspective to interaction design that has a proven track record. Throughout the design process, he has an ability to make surprising connections that make sense. He continues to design and help foster the development of compelling, innovative, and practical user interfaces and use experiences for a range of products, services, and industries.