Design Futures Lecture Series

Thursday, November 14, 2013
Design Futures Lecture
Speaker: Dr. Kevin Walker, Royal College of Art
202 South Hall, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Design Futures Lecture, with Dr. Kevin Walker, Head of Information Experience Design, Royal College of Art
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Design Futures Lecture
Speaker: Scott Doorley, Creative Director, Stanford d.school
202 South Hall, 4:10 pm - 5:00 pm
Design Futures Lecture, with Scott Doorley, creative director of the Stanford d.school.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Design Futures Lecture
Speaker: Leila Takayama, Willow Garage
202 South Hall, 4:10 pm - 5:00 pm
Design Futures Lecture, with Leila Takayama of Willow Garage.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Design Futures Lecture
Speaker: Saul Griffith, Otherlab
202 South Hall, 5:10 pm - 6:00 pm
Design Futures Lecture, with Saul Griffith of Otherlab
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Design Futures Lecture
Speaker: Garth Johnson
BCNM Commons, 340 Moffitt Library, near the Free Speech Cafe, 6:10 pm - 7:30 pm
Garth Johnson of Extreme Craft, a blog which vacillates gleefully between playful, provocative, and downright rude, presents a fast-paced hour of the website’s “greatest hits”, proving that the lines between art, craft, and design have become hopelessly blurred.
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Design Futures Lecture
Speaker: Regina Connell, Handful of Salt
BCNM Commons, 340 Moffitt Library, near the Free Speech Cafe, 6:10 pm - 7:30 pm
"Design is sexy; craft is frumpy." It's time to kill that particular trope, and it's time to bring them together, says Regina Connell, the founder and editor-in-chief of Handful of Salt, an online magazine devoted to the craft of modern design.
Thursday, September 22, 2011
Design Futures Lecture
Speaker: Uday Dandavate
135 Cheit Hall, Haas School of Business, 6:10 pm - 7:30 pm

How can breakthrough solutions be found for lingering problems and saturated marketplaces, simply by engaging stakeholders in co-imagining the future?

Uday Dandavate of SonicRim speaks at the semester's first Design Futures Lecture.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Design Futures Lecture
Speaker: Parul Vora, Wikimedia Foundation
BCNM Commons, 340 Moffitt Library, near the Free Speech Cafe, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Chris Hecker (photo: Game Developers Conference 2010)
Design Futures Lecture
Speaker: Chris Hecker, definition six
202 South Hall, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Chris Hecker is a game developer and an outspoken advocate for pushing the current boundaries of design and interactivity.
Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Design Futures Lecture
Speaker: Stuart Candy, Arup and The Sceptical Futuryst
BCNM Commons, 340 Moffitt Library, near the Free Speech Cafe, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
This talk is a dispatch from the frontier of world building — future creation and communication — from one of its pioneers. Stuart Candy (a.k.a. the sceptical futuryst) is a designer, consultant, writer, educator, and activist, and the senior foresight and innovation specialist at Arup.