Resources produced by the School of Industrial Design’s Seminar class (IDES 4001).  Students organize a seminar with design professionals and other community experts including student and professional presentations, interaction, and discussion. The topic varies from year to year but the focus is on writing, discussion, and debate.

2022- 2023 Chiara Del Gaudio
(section A) 

WonJoon Chung
(section B)

Between Theory & Practice

Section A – Contemporary Design: co-design, design for social innovation, speculative and critical design, and gender-inclusive design

Section B – Enhancements through theoretical perspectives

section A

section A and B

2021-2022 Thomas Garvey Design for the Unimagined

(responses in extreme times, technologies for social and environmental benefit, birth of new learning)

2020-2021 Thomas Garvey A Space in Time for the Creative Mind 

(The role of nature in creativity)

2019-2020 Chiara Del Gaudio Design for Social Innovation

(smart cities, community design, co-housing, indigenous culture, and others)