Wheels of FURY

February 16, 2011Northwestern

“Wheels Of Fury” is tackling the problem “How to reduce the severity and or the occurrence of bicycle injuries.” We conducted our first round of research consisting of general observations, and interviews with both non-cyclists, casual cyclists and cyclist enthusiasts.

BookSharing Project: Finding the Opportunity Gaps!

February 7, 2011Northwestern

Our team is tackling the issue of how to make book sharing and swapping easier on campus. We all know how annoying the process typically is and how much money we have spend on text books! Not to mention all the paper that gets used when buying new books. It’s our goal to help the … Read More

Design for America @ UX 4 GOOD

February 4, 2011Presentation

This weekend, I had the pleasure of attending  UXXU as one of 50 invited participants from across the US. UXXU was a wildly ambitious effort to design systemic solutions for some of the most vexing social challenges. On January 28th and 29th, 40 top UX designers and 10 gifted visual designers convened in Chicago to tackle … Read More

Trung Le Lecture: The Third Teacher

February 4, 2011Presentation

You are invited to a special public lecture by Trung Le on OWP/P Cannon Design’s work in the new learning landscape for education…the future classroom.

This event is co-hosted by the Segal Design Institute, Design for America, and IIT.

Design by Youth Project at ID: Trung Le’s lecture is related to the Design by Youth Project/Advanced Design Research collaborative ID team Helen Tong, Gretchen Kelly & Diba Salimi with Judith Gregory, Miguel Cervantes & Cecilia Ambros, and Chicago public high schools.

Bruce Mau Discusses Design for America

February 4, 2011Northwestern

Bruce Mau, prominent Canadian designer and owner of Bruce Mau Design, based in Chicago, IL, sits down with CBC Canadian Radio in “To Err is Human” where he discusses Design for America and all the great work going on at the Northwestern Studio!