Thursday

Thursday Sessions - July 20

Thursday
Jul 20 2017

Responsive Learning = Innovation + Creativity

This interactive studio session will allow participants to flex their own design muscles while exploring how cultures of responsive learning can maximize an organizations creative potential.
Jim Stephens

Keynote –
Good Design:
Always Modern, Ever Traditional

Renowned architect Jeff Sheppard and CU Denver’s CARTA Director Christine G. H. Franck discuss core principles that underlie all good design—and how principles common to modernist and traditional design can advance design quality today.
Christine G. H. Franck
Jeffrey Sheppard
Thursday
Oct 18 2018

Data, Design and the Venture Studio:
A New Model for Social Change

Today’s challenges are so complex it is hard to make meaningful change. Denise and Aman’s work often achieves impact through “perturbing the system” - working at several levels at once and releasing solutions that affect the system in multiple places.
Aman Ahuja
Denise Gershbein

Jeff Sheppard:
Design Solutions through Drawing and the Act of Discovery

This presentation utilizes past competition submittals, un-built works and built projects as the basis for communicating the importance of sketching and drawing when uncovering and discovering design solutions.
Jeffrey Sheppard

More Than A Logo:
How to Establish a Unique Brand in a Cookie Cutter World

We will dive into how every moving piece of your brand (and the experience that comes with it) can showcase this and how something like a font change can completely change a brand’s message
Becky Mickletz
Brandy Sachen
Brian Rogers
Josh Taylor

Design Local, Market Global:
Creating a Furniture Startup in Denver
and Marketing it Globally

The story of how an nationally known designer collaborated with a local Denver designer to create iconic functional furniture for airports with a discussion about forming a local company and marketing it to the world.
Michael McCoy
Julian Fentress

The Last 10% is Where the True Experience Lies

From interactive touchscreens to high impact video walls, Digital Signage is changing how we design spaces allowing us to strategically communicate messaging like we never have before.
Taeleen Woodard
Joe Malouff

Win by Design:
Lessons from the Frontlines

In this talk, Surya Vanka will share practical tips for organizations large and small to use design as a competitive advantage. He will share lessons learned from the frontlines from service design, interaction design and industrial design.
Surya Vanka

Keynote –
Facebook Makes Products: A Tech Giant’s Design
and Prototyping Process

Join Joyce Hsu, a classically trained architect who heads up Facebook’s 3D projects, to learn more about the origins and future plans of The tech company’s cavernous “hardware lab,” sometimes called Area 404.
Joyce Hsu