Design Week Schedule - Fall 2018


It's Design Week for Fall 2018! Please join us as we display and celebrate all of the work our students have done over the past semester.

All events are open to the public unless otherwise noted.
MMCH = Margaret Morrison Carnegie Hall

And join us on Twitter and Instagram using #CMUDesignWeek!

Tuesday, December 4th

How Things Are Made (Chung)
Porter Hall 27
8:30 - 11:20am
This walk-around exhibition has students explaining how consumer products are made and propose improvements on design for manufacture and assembly.

Wednesday December, 5th

Design Research Studio (Baskinger/Anderson/Candy)
MMCH 112
1:30 - 5:00pm
NOT Open to the Public

How People Work (Hanington)
MMCH 2nd Floor between 210 & 216
3:00 - 4:00pm
Fifteen student teams from this required course will be exhibiting posters and companion materials communicating projects in human centered research and design. Open-house format; please stop in, browse, and engage with the students at your leisure!

Thursday, December 6th

UX Design Tools (Chung)
MMCH 121
1:30 - 4:20pm
NOT Open to the Public
Seven interdisciplinary teams present their future of mobility in collaboration with Bridgestone Corporation.

Communication Design Fundamentals (Petrich)
MMCH 121
6:30 - 7:50pm
NOT Open to the Public

Monday, December 10th

1st Year Studio (Baskinger/Rohrbach/Stadelmeier/Zywica)
1:00 - 3:00pm
Please join us for an open studio reception celebrating the work of our first year Design students. 

Tuesday, December 11th

Environments Studio I: Understanding Form & Context (Scupelli/Peters)
9:00 - 12:00pm

Design & Public Policy (Hughes/Zak)
MMCH 121
9:00 - 11:00am

AI & Culture-Buildings, Cities & Infrastructure (Steenson)
MMCH 107
10:00 - 12:00pm

Comunications Studio 1 (Twigg/Crowley)
1:00 - 2:30pm

Products Studio (Zywica)
MMCH 121
2:45 - 4:00pm

Grad Design Seminar I (Steenson)
MMCH 215
3:00 - 5:00pm

Communication Design Fundamentals (Choi)
MMCH 121
8:00 - 9:20pm

Wednesday, December 12th

Designing Narratives Across Media (Ansari)
9:30 - 11:30am

MA Design Thinking (Chapman)
MMCH 215
11:00 - 12:00pm

Interaction Design Lab (Frier)
MMCH 121
1:00 - 2:30pm

Intro to Web Design (Twigg)
2:00 - 3:00pm
Students showcase collaborative projects building responsive websites for desktop, tablet and mobile devices.

Thursday, December 13th

Product / Communication / Environments Juniors (Anderson/Hughes/Peters)
MMCH 203
9:30 - 11:30am

MDes/MPS Communications Studio (Rohrbach)
MMCH 215
10:00 - 1:00pm

Friday, December 14th

MA Studio I: Visual Communication Fundamentals (Twigg)
MMCH 121
12:30 - 2:30pm
Students present work created in collaboration with the Environmental Charter School to address issues of air quality in the Pittsburgh region.

Thesis Project Exhibition
MMCH 215
1:00 - 3:00pm
Fifteen students, fifteen fascinating projects.  Have a cookie, have a brownie, and let our thesis grads tell you about their work in progress.  

Futures (Candy/Scupelli)
MMCH 107
1:30 - 4:20pm
NOT Open to the Public

Design Week logo by Adrian Galvin (MDes)

Date Published: 
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
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