Lecture series sponsored by the IDSA Atlanta Chapter and the Industrial Design Program.

Recent Submissions

  • The Natural Aspect of Mobile Interfaces: Becoming Borg, Designing Body Worn Technolgy 

    Starner, Thad; Zeagler, Clint (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-01-14)
    Georgia Tech professors Thad Starner and Clint Zeagler discussed the natural aspect of mobile interfaces and the special challenges of designing technology for human mobility and interaction. Thad and Clint presented ...
  • Design Approaches for Surgical Applications 

    Chin, Albert K. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-11-19)
    The lecture will focus on understanding the natural system of human beings at the intersection of design and technology. Innovation in surgical therapy must consider the elements of procedural function, user learning ...
  • Natural Communications 

    Sater, Michael (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-02-25)
    How do groups transform? By moving corporate communications from rigid planning to strategic collaboration, companies will spark change. Nature provides many clues to various systems that can teach us how to improve our ...
  • Biologically !nspired design 

    Yen, Jeannette (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-09-17)
    Science and technology are increasingly hitting the limits of approaches based on traditional disciplines, and Biology may serve as an untapped resource for design methodology, with concept-testing having occurred over ...
  • Crossing Boundaries in Design: Alternative Careers in Design 

    Lorenc, Jan; Yoo, Chung Youl (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-02-27)
    After 30 years in practice Jan Lorenc of Lorenc +Yoo Design always strives to reinvent themselves in what they do and how they apply their training in industrial design, graphic design, and architecture. Jan and Chung will ...
  • From Real to Virtual and Back 

    Diana, Carla (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-01-30)
    Carla Diana will talk about her experience as an industrial and interaction designer dealing with user experiences both digital and physical. Through a showcase of client work, personal research and art installations, ...
  • Creating Meaningful Experiences 

    Oslapas, Aura (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-11-14)
  • Women in Design: a Brief History, a Bright Future 

    Berryman, Michelle (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-10-10)
    Using her career path as an example, Michelle Berryman, President, Industrial Designers Society of America, will discuss career opportunities for women designers. She will also talk abut the growing opportunities for women ...
  • Women in Design Leadership 

    Davis, Carie (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-09-19)
    What does it mean to be a design manager? How can one transition from an implementer to a design strategist? Carie Davis will be discussing the advantages and disadvantages of being a woman in the design discipline. ...
  • It's getting so complicated 

    Moggridge, Bill (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-11-15)
    Bill Moggridge is the co-founder of IDEO, an internationally recognized design firm. He has designed the first laptop computer, the GRiD Compass, and pioneered Interaction Design as a discipline. Bill has been active in ...