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Students honored for social impact vision in Core77 Design Awards 2021

June 23, 2021, 7:57 pm – By Kristin Gecan Core77 has announced the honorees of its 2021 Design Awards. Among them is ID's project, Envisioning Sustainable Food Sourcing Solutions. What we generated is a future that is at once measured and inspirational, allowing space for... [ Read the full story ... ]

Why ‘Wear a mask, stay home’ is too simple

June 22, 2021, 9:40 pm – By Andrew Connor The way that the COVID-19 pandemic upended our lives can clearly be seen in the public policies established to help quash its spread: mask mandates, shelter-in-place orders, and social-distancing guidelines, to name a few. These p... [ Read the full story ... ]

Watch Party—Design & White Supremacy Culture

June 10, 2021, 7:42 pm – by Hello to the global EPIC Community! I'm the new community manager for Ethnography Hangout Slack, a space to discuss applied ethnography created by EPIC, Anthrodesign, and Ethnography Matters. I'm excited to energize even more engagement and ins... [ Read the full story ... ]

Anthro-Vision: A New Way to See in Business and Life

June 7, 2021, 5:34 am – a book review by , Stripe Partners Anthro-Vision: A New Way to See in Business and Life Gillian Tett 2021, 304 pp, Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster → Watch Simon Roberts in conversation with Gillian Tett & Donna Flynn Ulf Hannerz once proposed... [ Read the full story ... ]

ID faculty and students coordinate anti-racist pop-ups in Chicago

June 3, 2021, 6:44 pm – By Andrew Connor As a faculty member and researcher at the Institute of Design, Chris Rudd is dedicated to creating design tools and frameworks in pursuit of anti-racist outcomes. In Rudd’s view, these frameworks can benefit designers and non-desi... [ Read the full story ... ]

Watch Steve on The Service Design Show

June 3, 2021, 4:34 pm – Thanks to Marc Fonteijn for having me back on The Service Design Show. The one-hour episode is embedded below and can also be found on YouTube. Everything in service design starts with user research. But as you’ve probably experienced often it’s c... [ Read the full story ... ]

Luis Arnal, Global Co-lead at Fjord

June 2, 2021, 9:41 pm – Luis Arnal (MDes 1998) has been working at the intersection of business, design, and social sciences for the past twenty years. After ID, he worked at Doblin and E-Lab in Chicago. He co-founded his own global consulting firm, INSITUM, in 2002. Lui... [ Read the full story ... ]

How Ethnographic Methods Make APIs More Usable

May 27, 2021, 3:51 pm – by and , Ad Hoc LLC Ethnographic methods that center systems-thinking, how knowledge is constructed, and how knowledge is shared among communities are the best approach for developing collective digital products like APIs. Application Programming ... [ Read the full story ... ]

Anthro-Vision: A Manifesto for Ethnography in Business

May 24, 2021, 4:16 pm – Watch , author of Anthro-Vision and editorial board chair (US) of the Financial Times, in conversation with , VP Global Talent Management at Steelcase, and , EPIC Board President  Anthro-Vision is a powerful argument for the predictive, strategic... [ Read the full story ... ]

Listen to Steve on the Nodes of Design Podcast

May 24, 2021, 3:18 pm – Thanks to Ravi Tej for having me on the Nodes of Design podcast. The 35-minute episode is embedded below and can also be found on the podcast site. In this episode, Steve shared wonderful insights on user interviews and why we do user interviews i... [ Read the full story ... ]




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