Monthly Archives: December 2011

“Defining Modern” at PhilaU

The Florence Knoll exhibit “Defining Modern” is on display until December 15th in the lower level of our Gutman Library.  When Hans Knoll, the business person with vision, and Florence, a designer with a holistic view, began their interdisciplinary collaboration, … Continue reading

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True User-Centered Design

By John Pickard, PhilaU ID Masters Candidate “User-centered design” is a term that’s everywhere these days. In many cases, though, the user-centeredness of a project is about a person that only exists in the designer’s head. That’s not the case … Continue reading

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Senior Opportunities Projects

Sean Hughes, Chief Design Officer at Philips Healthcare, recently returned to the Senior ID Studio to review the students’ Opportunities Projects. Mr. Hughes brings a unique perspective as head of design for a major manufacturer of both clinical and consumer … Continue reading

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