Archives: 2012 2011

Stefani Bachetti shared her notes from DRC 2013 on Core77.
Video from Patrick Whitney's lecture in Japan on design principles for a new "access economy."
The toolkit illustrates the ways in which urban technologies are embedded with values, as well as how codesign methods enable diverse stakeholders to come together.
Laura Forlano explores the generative and analytic potential of “design fiction” in her article "Ethnographies from the Future: What can ethnographers learn from science fiction and speculative design?"
Ritsu Katsumata (MDM 2013) will present "Communication Today is Co-Constructed" as part of MediaAsia 2013.
Core77 features Transcultural Design, an IIT Institute of Design course that challenges students to enable participants to learn a topic through the lens of a particular culture.
Tom MacTavish spoke on "Insight Based Innovation", participated in a panel discussion with design thought leaders from around the world, and was interviewed on a live radio program at Knowledge of Design Week.
Marty's module addressed prototype creation and validation from the points of view of viability, desirability and feasibility.
"American business is using twentieth-century lenses to try to deal with twenty-first-century problems.”
Congratulations to the team at gravitytank, which includes ID alum Amy Seng, for winning Best Overall Design - 1st Place in the d+collab Patient Record Health Design Challenge.
Prof. Anijo Mathew will present his research on Interactive Placemaking at the 4th Annual National Academy of Environmental Design Workshop held at the National Building Museum in Washington DC on February 22, 2013.
ID's Caroline DeWick presented her team's self-tracking project Equiline to members of the Quantified Self community at 1871.
In Boston, Laura Forlano will be leading two workshops and in New York, participating in the "Media Geographies: Object / Matter" Panel at MediaCity 4: MEDIACITIES.
Senior execs from Chicago's WBEZ public radio station joined ID students and Professors Tomoko Ichikawa and Kim Erwin to learn more about how WBEZ listeners connect to the WBEZ brand, listening experience and station mission.
Aaron Otani, current MDes student, beat out 2000 applicants from over 200 universities as one of 12 selected fellows.
A Q&A with Patrick Whitney: "The Jaguar is back...and no longer looks like a Ford Taurus with a cat stuck on the hood."
Strategy Conference in pictures– Stefani Bachetti notes from the event featured on Core77.
Professor and author of 101 Design Methods, Vijay Kumar interviewed in the May issue of Contract Design.
In June 2013, Logitech acquired Tarnow and Tashakorinia's TT Design Labs and the products they have developed since the initial launch.
Core77 honored Team Starr by awarding them winner in the service student category for 312Park, a smartphone app designed to help drivers decode parking in Chicago.
ID offers an innovative extra-curricular program where 10 students led by 1 faculty member work with 10 executives (led by the VP of Innovation) at Godrej & Boyce Ltd in India.