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Panelists discuss creating new outcomes by working with and for the populations and audiences most affected by their designs.Read More »
A Zoom conversation with design leaders and academics Morgan Ames, Tope Sadiku, and Evan Sharp about what gets made, for whom, and why.Read More »
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Recent Recordings

For Whom Are We Making It?
April 27, 2021

Microgrid as Civic Infrastructure
April 27, 2021

How Can Design Address Climate Change?
April 21, 2021

Why Are We Making This?
March 23, 2021

Design for Equity: Chicago Fines & Fees Reform
March 9, 2021

Gretchen Bakke: Lucas J. Daniel Perspective in Sustainable Systems
January 27, 2021

Chicagoland: A Laboratory for 20th Century Design Innovation
December 10, 2020

exploreID: Civic Design
November 18, 2020

exploreID: New to Design
November 10, 2020

exploreID: Behavioral Design
October 28, 2020

careerID: Bruce Mau on Designing Massive Change
October 14, 2020

exploreID: Designing Employee Experiences
October 1, 2020

careerID: Judy Wert on Design Frontiers and How to Prepare for Them
September 25, 2020

Tactical Design for Pandemics
September 2, 2020

The Future Must Be Different From the Past: Embracing an Anti-Racist Agenda
July 2, 2020

Visions of Sustainable Food Sourcing Solutions
May 7, 2020

Realigning With Purpose
March 2, 2020