This past May, the City of Calgary hosted hackers, designers, and big thinkers to re-imagine pedestrian comfort. Teams of three to six participants from various disciplines channeled their creative energy into using open data to develop ‘something’ (maybe an app, maybe a map) during a hackathon weekend. The goal of this..
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MRU’s ID Program Invited 35 Grade Nine Girls to a Design Thinking + Doing Workshop This 90-minute session began with an introduction to design thinking, human centred design, and their applications. We then gave introduced the following challenge: How might we encourage people to use the stairs instead of the elevator?..
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 11:45 AM 1:00 PM Global Business Centre120 8 Avenue SoutheastCalgary, AB, T2G 5P6Canada (map) Joey Cherdarchuk Data Visualization, Darkhorse Analytics Milena Radzikowska, MDes, PhD Associate Professor, Information Design, School of Communication Studies, Mount Royal University Jeff LaFrenz President, VizworX Inc. Visual Analytics for 3D Structures Sponsored..
International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month are a visible opportunity to celebrate the impact that women make in every discipline of design. It is also a time to acknowledge and challenge the disparity between the genders when it comes to wages, senior roles and representation. While MRU’s Information Design program..