• IIT Institute of Design
    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.

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ID hosts delegates from the home of the original Bauhaus School

The Institute of Design was pleased to host delegates from the State of Thuringia, home to the original Bauhaus School in Weimar on May 17, 2017. As part of it’s...

Professor Anijo Mathew interviewed on Vocalo and WGN Radio

Vamonde is an app that allows you to discover, share, and create hyper-local stories and memories. Anijo Mathew, associate professor at the Institute of Design and founder and creator of Vamonde...

Institute of Design Strategy World Tour highlighted in HuffPost article

In a new article on HuffPost, Crowdfunding in Mexico Interview with Donadora CEO, contributor Kenneth Isom Barnes speaks with Fanny Villiers. She describes why she and Donadora got involved in the Strategy World Tour and explains...

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