Design is about everything we interact with, and for interior design, it's about combining beauty and function to enhance how users experience a space. But conscientious designers are recognizing they have a larger role to play. Design has become vital to thinking, to process, to solutions, and to action on so many social and environmental issues we find ourselves collectively facing in the 21st Century. Meet a group of optimistic designers taking their skills and talents to the next level by channeling design for real purpose. These practitioners aren't waiting around for change to happen, they are using design as a tool to enable much needed change. This course is AIA approved and qualifies for 1.0 LU. This course is also IDCEC approved and qualifies for 0.1 LU.
Jennifer Busch, Director, Client Partnerships, Eventscape, New York, NY
Verda Alexander, Founder and Artist in Residence, Studio O+A, San Francisco, CA
Kia Weatherspoon, NCIDQ, ASID, President + Design Advocate, Determined by Design, Washington, D.C.
Maya Bird-Murphy, Founder and Executive Director, Chicago Mobile Makers, Chicago, IL