Creativity, criticality, service, and social impact. We are researchers, coders, artists, and makers designing objects, systems, and experiences.
Design faculty Allen Turner leads Chicago Housing Authority youth, drawing from his own personal history and inspiring them to reveal their environment and creative personality with media and interaction tools.
A student community that encourages crafting knowledge, improvisation and direct engagement. Physical technology classes are found here.
Diverse speakers from across the globe leading workshops from Engaging the Body in Play to The Mechanics of Reading to When Good Design isn’t Enough.
A two-week Japan study abroad trip touring cultural sites and game and animation companies, as well as a game and animation jam with local students.
Design faculty Allen Turner leads CHA youth to reveal their environment and creative personality with media and interaction tools.
Students in the Virtual and Augmented Design Lab led by faculty Brian Schrank develop compelling experiences for emerging platforms.
Wabash Lights is a proposed light installation. Led by Jack Newell and Seth Unger, with Design faculty LeAnne Wagner, Nathan Matteson and CDM students.