• IIT Institute of Design
    Preparing designers to take on the world’s complex, fast changing, and unpredictable challenges.

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    Student Projects:

    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

    Student Projects:

    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.

ID Open House, Thursday 7/27 at 5:30pm

We invite you to join us for a reception, short presentations featuring students and faculty, campus tours, and information on how you can join our graduate program. We welcome prospective students and those curious to learn more about IIT Institute of Design and our role in the design community today.

Mayor Emanuel announces academic partnership between Illinois Institute Of Technology and Politecnico Di Milano University

Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced a new partnership between Illinois Institute of Technology’s Institute of Design (ID) and Politecnico di Milano University’s School of Design (Polimi-Design) that will increase international...

PhD student presents research at the Design Management Academy

Andre Nogueira (PhD 2019) was selected to present part of his research in the PhD Seminar section at the Design Management Academy (DMA) 2017 in Hong Kong. DMA invited an international...

Robert Fabricant leads Social Impact Sector workshop at ID

In April 2017, the Institute of Design hosted Robert Fabricant, co-founder and principal of the Dalberg Design Impact Group, as a Latham Fellow for a three-day workshop exploring connections between...

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Steven Babitch on Service Design in government. See interview on SDN US Conf. Blog: https://t.co/uuFsKi3itt @SDNetwork #5x5sd #IDalumni
7:45 AM, 7/21
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10:55 PM, 7/20
Mayor's Office Announces Partnerships Between Illinois And Milan Tech Schools https://t.co/hS3aFFs79Y
6:00 PM, 7/20
It Just Got Easier For IIT Students To Study Design In Milan https://t.co/xvB5L7unu6
5:10 PM, 7/20
ID Events
2017 Design Camp Session 1
July 17, 2017, 8:00 am - July 21, 2017, 2:00 pm
2017 Design Camp Session 2
July 24, 2017, 8:00 am - July 28, 2017, 2:00 pm
2017 Summer Open House
July 27, 2017, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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