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    Preparing designers to take on the world’s complex, fast changing, and unpredictable challenges.




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    Spatial Data Visualization

    In this exploratory workshop, students honed their communication design skills while working directly with open data related to geography and position from a variety of sources.

  • White Rabbit: An Experiential Event Service

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    White Rabbit

    White Rabbit is a designed service that allows users to spontaneously book a mystery outing with friends.

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    Students were challenged to understand connected items in a new way, the team decided to explore how a threshold device could improve work-life balance from the perspective of a worker.

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    To improve urban health, the team proposed offering a two-pronged service that will first do an online risk assessment and then send an STI testing kit for in-home use.

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    Pano: Redesigning Children’s Health Records for Gates Foundation Contest

    A solution that focuses on the specific use case of India, but has broad application across cultural and geographic boundaries.


Application Deadline January 19, 2017

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ID students finalists in the 2017 Interaction Design Awards

The project Andrea Everman (MDes 2018) Ian Marrow (MDes 2017) worked on last summer at Moment made it to the final round of this year’s Interaction Design Awards. The project, PEER,...


ID’s Center for Collaborative Healthcare Design Named on New NIH Grant for Improving Sickle Cell Care

The Center for Collaborative Healthcare Design (CfCHD) at IIT Institute of Design in collaboration with UI Health, Sinai Urban Health Institute, and the University of South Carolina has been awarded...


Nowhaus featured in Chicago Tribune

In Your online dating pics stink, and more takeaways from Illinois Tech’s NowHaus, Cheryl Jackson shares moments from the 2016 fall NOWhaus, an annual event led by IIT Institute of Design...

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February 16, 2017, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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