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ID professor Tom MacTavish part of team recognized with IEEE Milestone Award

November 11, 2019, 5:26 pm – In 1987, ID assistant professor Tom MacTavish flew with his family to the Netherlands to begin a role as director of engineering at NCR’s Systems Engineering facility in Utrecht. Three years later, his team produced NCR Wavelan, a wireless local a... [ Read the full story ... ]

The making of The New Bauhaus and László Moholy-Nagy’s legacy

November 5, 2019, 11:02 pm – A small documentary film company out of New York started preparing for the Bauhaus centenary in 2016, turning its lens to the Bauhaus’s lesser-known second act in Chicago—The New Bauhaus, by beginning a series of interviews with design experts and... [ Read the full story ... ]

The Design Thinking Process Paradox

November 4, 2019, 7:39 am – Designers or Design Thinkers often like to think that they require a certain level of “freedom” to allow their creativity... The post The Design Thinking Process Paradox appeared first on Design Sojourn. Please click above if you cannot see this ... [ Read the full story ... ]

Lizzy Engele: Bringing more young women into STEM

November 1, 2019, 10:40 pm – “What bothers you?” That was the question posed to Lizzy Engele (MDes 2021) during a class while pursuing her bachelor’s degree in marketing and supply chain management at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2014. It’s also the quest... [ Read the full story ... ]

Celebrating the release of Bauhaus Futures

October 31, 2019, 6:54 pm – “What would keep the Bauhaus up at night if it were practicing today?” That question is central to Bauhaus Futures, a new book edited by IIT Institute of Design Associate Professor Laura Forlano—along with Carnegie Mellon University’s Molly Wright... [ Read the full story ... ]

IIT Institute of Design invites applications for two faculty positions

October 30, 2019, 6:06 pm – Due to growth in both practice engagement and the graduate student body, the IIT Institute of Design (ID) invites applications for two new faculty positions: one tenured/tenure track Associate Professor or Professor and one Professor of Practice. ... [ Read the full story ... ]

Accelerating User Research: How We Structure Insights for Speed At Spotify

October 28, 2019, 6:13 pm – by , Spotify Instead of asking how we can further speed up research itself, the question becomes how we can better integrate research into the product development practice and speed up organizations’ ability to learn and iterate overall. For many ... [ Read the full story ... ]

Representation & Representative-ness

October 24, 2019, 8:51 pm – by , Anodyne Anthropology Donna is chairing the EPIC2019 panel "Representation & Representative-ness" on Monday, Nov 11, 11–12:00 in Providence, Rhode Island. EPIC2019 is around the corner and I’m excited to share the panel I have been invited to ... [ Read the full story ... ]

A tribute to Chuck Owen

October 22, 2019, 6:14 pm – Charles L. (Chuck) Owen, Distinguished Professor Emeritus at IIT Institute of Design (ID), passed away on October 17, 2019. Chuck—who began teaching at ID in 1965 and retired in 2010—was a pioneer in the area of systems design, and dedicated his l... [ Read the full story ... ]

Shannon Delaney is moving Durham, NC to action

October 21, 2019, 7:57 pm – What does Durham love even more than diverting food waste from landfills and contributing to healthier soil?” writes Shannon Delaney (MDes 2018) in a recent LinkedIn post. “Co-creating equitable, municipal services with the very community it’s goi... [ Read the full story ... ]

New Forms of Literacy are Expanding Digital Expression

October 16, 2019, 5:36 pm – by , Convo Some time ago I watched an older Indian woman using Google Assistant to access recipes. She expressed how thrilled she was: her family would be eating new meals and they would appreciate her more. As I looked more closely, it was obviou... [ Read the full story ... ]

Managing for knowledge creation in exploratory projects

October 15, 2019, 6:54 am – I recently defended my PhD thesis looking into how practitoners with little or no experience on creative problem-solving practices approach ambigious problems and, on the other hand, how this type of work should be supported. My research got start... [ Read the full story ... ]




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