Fall 2014 In the Loop Lecture Series Announced

“In the Loop” is IIT Institute of Design’s lecture series on design, innovation and entrepreneurship, which is organized by Assistant Professor Laura Forlano in cooperation with the ID faculty. The series, which takes place on Tuesdays from 12:30-2 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) at IIT Institute of Design, 350 N. LaSalle Street, 6th Floor, Chicago, offers a wide range of speakers that present on topics ranging from theoretical research and emerging methodologies that are relevant to the field of design, as well as personal narratives and examples from current design practice. Topics have included presentations on design as a tool for provocation, ethnography about online communities, building stories from big data and finding your superpower. The lectures are open to the public.

Fall 2014 Schedule

Tuesday, September 30, 2014:

Marie Hicks, IIT

Mapping Bathrooms, Making Movies: Modeling the Humanities’ Utility While Teaching at a Technical School

Tuesday, October 21, 2014:

Adia Benson and Kyleigh Wawak, gravitytank
Culinary Design at gravitytank

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 6 p.m.

Jeffrey and Shaowen Bardzell, Indiana University
Title to be announced

Tuesday, November 4, 2014:

Maura Shea, YMCA of the USA
Title to be announced

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at Noon

Sari Gluckin, Wishful Thinking
The Side Door: Generative tools to inspire design

Tuesday, December 2, 2014:

Bruce Lund, Bruce and Lund and Company Invention, L.L.C.
Choosing to Believe

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