IIT Institute of Design Archive

  • 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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  • Webinar: Tactical Design in Industrial Responses for Pandemics

    Webinar: Tactical Design in Industrial Responses for Pandemics

    The Tactical Design in Industrial Responses for Pandemics will present learnings at the intersection of design and public health to contribute to pandemic resiliency and equip ourselves with tools to give shape to equitable infrastructures.

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  • Webinar: Latham Fellow Adrien Segal | Form Follows Data

    Webinar: Latham Fellow Adrien Segal | Form Follows Data

    IIT Institute of Design (ID) invites 2020 Latham fellow Adrien Segal, data sculptor and adjunct professor of design at California College of the Arts, to lecture on this year's theme of data and design. The webinar will be at 6 p.m. on April 15.

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  • Webinar: Latham Fellow Knut Synstad | AI + Computing for Design

    Webinar: Latham Fellow Knut Synstad | AI + Computing for Design

    IIT Institute of Design (ID) invites 2020 Latham fellow Knut Synstad of Dubberly Design Office to discuss his recent experiment, using AI and computing tools to map the logos of the Fortune 500. The webinar will take place at 6 p.m. on April 8.

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