What better way to celebrate MLK day than with kicking off DFA at NU’s Winter Quarter training session. The studio was packed with over 40 students to create the eight teams for the quarter. Stay tuned for updates on the development of their projects!

Students were tasked with the Challenge Statement, “How can we redesign the El station to be easily navigable for the blind?”

Teams redesigning the Chicago El station for the blind!

 

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Building prototypes to make their ideas come to life!

 

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Students brainstorming ideas to narrow in on their final designs.

 

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Have to start out any design process with User Research!