Design + Networks + Activation

Design + Networks + Activation

More convening, less conference


What to expect at Design Intersections 2019 By Ruth Schmidt, Visiting Industry Professor, IIT Institute of Design (ID) Expect conversations, not keynotes. Other conferences have speakers—we’ll have participants.  Questions and answers will be threaded through our panels, not pushed to the very end of them. And breakout sessions and workshops will allow us to put

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Design + Networks + Activation

Four steps to seeing the invisible


The complex systems that shape our everyday experiences By Carlos Teixeira, Associate Professor, IIT Institute of Design (ID) A bike ride, a smartphones, a credit card payment—all are unremarkable constants in our everyday lives. But in the background, a vast array of complex systems are working together to accomplish what appears to be seamless. How

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Design + Networks + Activation

Seven reasons to attend Design Intersections


Why should you attend Design Intersections 2019? Here are seven great reasons to share with your supervisor, colleagues, and friends: Become a better leader. Discover proven methods from other domains. Gain entrepreneurial skills to help you leverage your resources. Examine new tools and methodologies for effective large-scale collaboration. Learn how to unlock the power of

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