IIT Institute of Design Archive

  • Community Input Session for Walking Tour App of Bronzeville

    Community Input Session for Walking Tour App of Bronzeville

    The Office of Community Affairs and Outreach and Jeremy Alexis, vice provost for the Office of Professional and Continuing Education at Illinois Tech and a clinical professor of design at the Institute of Design, are collaborating to create an walking tour app of the Bronzeville neighborhood.

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  • DATE CHANGE: April Virtual Faculty Lounge moved to April 25

    DATE CHANGE: April Virtual Faculty Lounge moved to April 25

    April’s Virtual Faculty Lounge originally scheduled for Tuesda, April 12 at 12:45 p.m. has been postponed to Monday, April 25 at 12:45 p.m. to avoid the scheduling conflict with the DEI Faculty Town Hall, also scheduled for Tuesday at the…

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  • Erika Allen: Lucas J. Daniel Lecture in Sustainable Systems

    Erika Allen: Lucas J. Daniel Lecture in Sustainable Systems

    The Institute of Design (ID) at Illinois Tech invites Erika Allen, co-founder and CEO of the Urban Growers Collective, to discuss food systems in Chicago and beyond for Earth Month Monday, April 25 at 6:00 p.m. in the Steelcase space at the Kaplan Institute.

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  • Virtual Summit: Equitable Primary Care in the Community

    Virtual Summit: Equitable Primary Care in the Community

    Join a panel of experts for the launch of the Rush-IIT ID Action Lab project on equitable health care on September 28 from 8 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Panelists with direct experience in the community or designing community programs will discuss the…

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  • ID Panel Discussion: How Can Design Affect Climate Change?

    ID Panel Discussion: How Can Design Affect Climate Change?

    In a panel conversation held Wednesday, April 21, ID associate professor Weslynne Ashton, students, and ID alum Brandon Schauer, Senior Vice President, US Climate Change at Rare.org discuss how design can address climate change.

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  • ID Panel Discussion On Societal Outcomes of Design: “For Whom Are We Making It?”

    ID Panel Discussion On Societal Outcomes of Design: “For Whom Are We Making It?”

    Register for a panel discussion hosted by ID on Tue, April 27 from noon– 1:00 p.m. about how designers are embracing new roles in society to create new outcomes with those most affected by their designs.

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  • Gretchen Bakke: Lucas J. Daniel Perspective in Sustainable Systems, January 27

    Gretchen Bakke: Lucas J. Daniel Perspective in Sustainable Systems, January 27

    In this third annual lecture, IIT Institute of Design (ID) invites cultural anthropologist Gretchen Bakke, author of The Grid: The Fraying Wires Between Americans and Our Energy Future, to discuss this complex systems design and sustainability challenge. The event will take place on January 27, 2021 from 12 p.m.-1 p.m. CST.

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  • exploreID: New to Design

    exploreID: New to Design

    Design educators Martin Thaler and Sung Jang, co-authors of "101 Things I Learned in Product Design School" (Crown, October 2020), discuss the principles of design, why they’re important, and the design school experience with current and former students in a Zoom conversation on Tuesday, November 10, at 7 p.m.

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  • exploreID: Civic Design

    exploreID: Civic Design

    Join IIT Institute of Design for a discussion on the role of design in government on Wednesday, November 18 at 6 p.m. On this panel, ID alumni who work as in-house strategists and design consultants will share their current work and address the unique challenges of innovating in civic organizations.

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  • Symposium on Learning Cultures and Active Learning Spaces

    Symposium on Learning Cultures and Active Learning Spaces

    Join us for the first collaborative multidisciplinary Symposium on Learning Cultures and Active Learning Spaces led by the College of Architecture, Institute of Design, and the Center for Learning Innovation on Friday, October 23.

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