Chicago Design Awards + Summit

spaces, objects, visual, graphic, digital & experience design, design champion, best studio & best start-up, plus over 40 specialist categories

accelerate transformation, celebrate courage, growing demand for design

 

Key Dates

16 June - Standard Deadline
1 September - Late Deadline
13 October - Judging & Ratings
19 October - Rating closes
20 October - Winners announced
10 November - Awards Presentation
10 November - DESIGN SUMMIT

Welcome to the 2016 CHI [city] design awards.

We’re in exciting times, where tech and innovation are creating an infinite realm of possibilities. The key to making those possibilities reality is great design.  The [city] design awards program provides marketplace recognition across an extensive range of categories and celebrates the creativity and courage of those who are leading the way. 

[get involved] join a community DRIVENxDESIGN and nominate your project today.

Key Dates

16 June - Standard Deadline
1 September - Late Deadline
13 October - Judging & Ratings
19 October - Rating closes
20 October - Winners announced
10 November - Awards Presentation
10 November - DESIGN SUMMIT


IBM Hired Hundreds of Designers to Figure Out What Customers Want

🕒 25/07/2016

To shake up the status quo, IBM, Cognizant, Infosys and others have been racing to hire thousands of designers who once would have taken more specialized jobs—at an ad agency, say, or an industrial-design shop.

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New York Times's President Predictor is a Masterclass in Information Design

🕒 20/07/2016

The New York Times's data-driven arm The Upshot has been tallying the odds behind the 2016 presidential election, and has just published the results on a page called "Who Will Be President?"

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The Future of Design (and how to prepare for it)

🕒 19/07/2016

A handy guide to navigating what's coming up next in the design world by By Matt McCue and Kiana St. Louis.

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How Urban Design Perpetuates Racial Inequality

🕒 18/07/2016

Our cities weren't created equal. But they don't have to stay that way.

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Exhibit Mines for Links Between Dyslexia and Creativity

🕒 15/07/2016

Designer Jim Rokos says that dyslexia isn't a disability, but an asset—especially for designers.

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