Alexander Cheek, a School of Design alumnus and an Assistant Professor of Design and Information Systems at Carnegie Mellon University, is the driving force behind the Interactive News, a visionary archive of the best examples of digital and interactive journalism today. The Interactive News serves as a resource for educators, journalists, and designers to see past and current practices in visual storytelling, data presentation, long-form narratives, and event-specific coverage.
Watch all of the Design the Future lecture with James Tichenor and Joshua Walton. Tichenor and Walton are Principal Interaction Designers at Microsoft HoloLens. They gave their lecture, "Blurring the Physical and the Digital", as part of Carnegie Mellon University's School of Design's Design the Future lecture series on September 28th, 2016.
The first iteration of the London Design Biennale opened to the public on September 7 at Somerset House in the UK. Featuring newly commissioned installations by design teams representing 37 countries and territories, the Biennale is a venue for continued conversations about designing for “ideas about sustainability, migration, pollution, energy, cities, and social equality." Austin S. Lee, an assistant professor at the School of Design, participated in the Biennale as the lead coordinator and interaction designer for the Republic of Korea’s design team.
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Behind the Board is an organization which seeks to establish creative opportunities for aspiring teenagers in the Hazelwood community. At Behind the Board, Hazelwood teens will collaborate with mentors and local business owners to hand-paint sandwich boards for these businesses. This program will not only provide a safe environment for teenagers to gain exposure in business environments, but will help build relationships throughout the Hazelwood community as a whole.
The School of Design's Paul Inventando will be presenting the paper entitled "Patterns for Learning-support Design in Math Online Learning Systems" at the 23rd Conference on Pattern Languages of Programs (PLoP 2016), at Robert Allerton Park and Conference Center, Monticello, Illinois.