These are interesting times for design!! Role of design is becoming more impactful than ever and organizations from diverse sectors are exploring ways to engage with design. As design intersects with different domains, new frontiers are opening up. Organisations across the globe are coming with innovative models of value creation and design is increasingly is becoming a core of many such models.
Business consulting firms are acquiring design firms and enriching their portfolio to offer end-to-end service offerings. Corporations from varied sectors are building in-house design capabilities and ramping up their investments in design. Designers are successfully building start-ups , VCs have design advisors on boards to ensure that ventures backed by them get the appropriate design mentorship and resources. Design firms are increasingly advising corporations and governments on business and social innovation.
What does it mean to be a designer today? What are the new roles and responsibilities for design professionals? What are implications for young design learners? How does the existing design ecosystem respond to these changes?
What are the implications for today’s design educators? What are the most interesting intersections for design today?
MITID Grad Show 2016 is an attempt to explore these intersections and find out answers to some of these questions…
Come join us in this endeavor and celebrate the work of the graduating batch of MIT ID amid stimulating discussions, interactive workshops and product demonstrations.