University of Utah Multidisciplinary Design Show
Multi-Disciplinary Design [MDD] combines an empathetic and curious way of seeing the world with rigorous methods of observation, ideation and production. Designers ethically respond to the needs of people and the environment using a creative process based approach. Ideas are implemented in a strategic manner and always question the status quo. This years design show was hosted at Studio Elevn. Their modern production studio was the perfect place to showcase the exceptional designs of such remarkably bright students / design Gurus.
The Multi-Disciplinary Design program at U of U prides itself on 6 main program values.
Beauty - We are committed to creating beautiful design solutions that go beyond pure function and have an aesthetic and emotional resonance with the end user.
Ethics - We believe designers have an ethical responsibility as global citizens.
Sustainability - We understand that there are limited resources in human, material and environmental domains. Our commitment is to manage and sustain those for the maximum benefit with a long term perspective.
Human Centered - We are committed to solve real problems that impact real people through a systematic human centered design process.
Contextual - We focus on understanding the broader context of designed artifacts ensuring that there is a broader perspective in all activities.
Impact - Our commitment is to developing design solutions that make a difference in the lives of individuals, organizations and the broader world.