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Anijo Mathew

Anijo Mathew Appointed Dean of the Institute of Design (ID)

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Team Led By Weslynne Ashton Receives NSF Grant to Advance Equity, Sustainability, and Resilience in Chicago’s Food System

Steven Babitch

Steven Babitch, Former Presidential Innovation Fellow

Presenting a degree to his daughter, Darshana, who graduated with an MDes degree in 2017.

Catching up with Vijay Kumar, author of 101 Design Methods

I am energized by the challenge of the unfamiliar, and the potential designers have to contribute towards a sustainable future. The ability to bring systematic perspective with interpersonal skills gave me opportunities to build team spirit, inspiring others to new levels of achievement. I am a faster learner seeking to contribute with new perspectives towards standardized procedures, introducing sustainable principles within a systematic approach.

André Nogueira, Co-founder and Deputy Director of the Design Laboratory at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

FastCo Innovation by Design 2022

FastCo honors two ID projects in 2022 Innovation by Design Awards

Weslynne on FOX32

Weslynne Ashton Discusses Food Waste

Tomoko with Students

Institute of Design Seeks Next Dean

Core77 2022 notable

ID Earns Top Recognition from Core77 in Social Impact

Rodrigo Isasi

The Relevance of Emotions

2022 Graduate Gauri Bhatt

Gauri Bhatt, Design Researcher, Round Feather

Anijo Mathew and Jessica Meharry (PhD 2022)

Jessica Meharry, PhD, Associate Professor, Columbia College Chicago

Monica Villazon San Martin receiving her diploma

Yes, We Can Design It! But Should We?

Pamela Mead, VP of Global Design at SumUp

EOYS 2022 blank

The Space Between: ID’s End of Year Show

Kat Reiser

Kat Reiser, Design Strategist at Booz Allen Hamilton

FastCo World Changing Ideas 2022

ID is the Educational Home for World Changing Ideas

ID Commencement

ID Commencement 2022