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106Design Thinking and Communication
Please see Northwestern's Course Catalog (CAESAR) for all DTC-1 class times, instructors, and locations.
Please see Northwestern's Course Catalog (CAESAR) for all DTC-1 class times, instructors, and locations.
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208Design Thinking and Doing
Tuesday and Thursday, 5:00pm-6:20pm, Alexis Schilf and Alyssa Brown Ford Studio 3
Tuesday and Thursday, 11:00am-12:20pm, Ordel Brown and Sabrina Katz Ford Studio 3
Tuesday Thursday, 9:30am-10:50am, Studio 3
Alyssa Brown and Maggie Peng
Monday and Wednesday, 9:30-10:50 am Sabrina Katz & Alyssa Brown, Ford Studio 3 OR Monday and Wednesday, 2:00-3:20pm, Ford Studio 3, Ordel Brown & Maura Shea
220Design Sketching I (1/2 Unit)
Sec 20: Wednesday, 9:30-10:50; Sabrina Katz; The Hive Annex, Ford 2.340
Sec 21: Wednesday, 11-12:20; Sabrina Katz; The Hive Annex, Ford 2.340
Sec 21: Wednesday 11:00am-12:20pm; Sabrina Katz; Ford Design Studio 1, Ford 1.230
Sec 20: Wednesday, 9:30-10:50am; Sabrina Katz; Ford Design Studio 1, Ford 1.230

240Solid Modeling (1/2 Unit)
Tuesday, 2-4:50 pm; 5wk1; Tech MG47
John Hartman
Tuesday, 2-4:50 pm; 5wk1; Tech MG 47
John Hartman
Tuesday, 2-4:50 pm; 5wk1; The Hive
John Hartman
243Visual Thinking for Design (1/2 unit)
Thursday, 2-4:50 pm; 5wk1 & 5wk2; Tech MG47
John Hartman


297-1Wireframing and App Design Basics (1/2 unit)


Monday, 6-9 pm, 5w1; Ford Studio 3
Arvin Dang
297Manufacturing Basics (1/2 unit)

Metrology, Tuesday, 9:00am-12:00pm, Ford Prototyping Lab
Bob Taglia
Welding, Tuesday, 9:00am-12:00pm, Ford Prototypiing Lab
Heidi Huckabay
300Designing Your Life
Sec 1: Monday 6–8:50 p.m.; Bruce Ankenman & Joya Fain
Sec 2: Tuesday & Thursday 3:30-4:50 p.m.; Pam Daniels & Ben Blount. Both sections include an additional weekly team discussion; choose a suitable time in CAESAR when registering for the course.
Sec 1: Wednesday Friday, 2-3:20 p.m., Kim Hoffman & Chris Naunheimer Studio 3
Sec 2: Tuesday Thursday, 3:30-4:50 p.m., Bruce Ankenman & Kiki Zissimopoulos Studio 3, Sec 3: Monday 6:00-8:50 p.m., Joseph Holtgrieve & Joya Fain, Studio 3. All sections include an additional weekly team discussion; choose a suitable time that in CAESAR when registering for the course.
Sec 1: Tuesday 6-9 p.m., Bruce Ankenman & Joya Fain, Studio 3
Sec 2: Tuesday & Thursday, 2-3:20 pm, Kim Hoffmann & Chris Naunheimer, Studio 3. Both sections include an additional weekly team discussion; choose a suitable time in CAESAR when registering for the course.
305Human-Centered Service Design

Tuesdays, 1:00pm-3:50pm, The Hive, Ford 2.350
Liz Gerber

306-0UX Design

Tuesdays, 9:00 am-12:00n, San Francisco (Bay Area Immersion Students Only)
Pam Daniels
Tuesdays 6:00-9:00 pm, Ford Hive Annex
Jason Kunesh
308Human-Centered Product Design
Monday, 6-8:50pm; Hive Annex
Dan Brown

Monday 2-4:50 pm in Ford G.201/G.205
David Gatchell
320Introduction to Industrial Design Methods

Monday Wed 9:30-10:50 am in Hive Annex, Ford 2.350
Greg Holderfield
Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:30-10:50 am in The Hive Annex, Ford 2.340
Greg Holderfield
321Advanced Solid Modeling (1/2 unit)

Tuesday 2-4:50 pm. 5wk2; Tech MG47
John Hartman
Tuesday 2-4:50. 5wk2; The Hive, Ford 2.340
John Hartman
322Rendering (1/2 unit)

Tuesday Thursday12:30-1:50 pm, Tech MG47
John Hartman

345Computer-Aided Manufacturing (1/2 unit)
Wednesday, 3-6pm. 5wk1; Tech MG47
Michael Beltran

Wednesday, 3:00-6:00pm. 5wk1; Tech MG47
Michael Beltran
346Manufacturing Methods for Product Design
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday; 11:30am-12:50pm Ford SB320
Michael Beltran


348Advanced Topics: Rapid Prototyping (1/2 unit)
Tuesday 3-6pm, 5wk2; Ford SB310
Michael Beltran

Wednesday 3:00-6:00 pm, 5wk2; Ford SB310
Michael Beltran
350Intellectual Property and Innovation


Wednesday, 3:30-6:30pm in Hive Annex, Ford 2.340
Daniel Brown
360Design Competition



Nicholas Marchuk
370Engineering Portfolio Development and Presentation
Monday and Wednesday, 4:30-5:50pm, The Hive Annex, Ford 2.340
Andrew Skwish
Monday and Wednesday, 5:00-6:20pm, Hive Annex, Ford
Andrew Skwish
Monday and Wednesday, 5:00-6:20pm, Ford Design Studio, Ford 1.230
Andrew Skwish And John Hartman
380-1Industrial Design Projects I

Thursdays 2-4:50 The Hive, Ford 2.340
John Hartman

380-2Industrial Design Projects II


Thursday 2:00-4:50 pm
John Hartman
382-1Service Design Studio I
Mondays, 12:00-3:00pm; The Hive Annex, Ford 2.340
Amy O'Keefe


382-2Service Design Studio II

Monday,12:30-3:20 pm; Studio 3
Amy O'Keefe and Liz Gerber

384-1Interdisciplinary Product Design I
Tuesday and Thursday 3:30-5:20pm , G205
John Anderson and Stacy Benjamin
Tuesday and Thursday 3:30-5:20pm, Ford G205
John Anderson and John Lake

384-2Interdisciplinary Product Design II

Monday, 10:00-12:50am, G.201
John Anderson and Stacy Benjamin
Monday, 9:00am-11:50pm, G.211
John Anderson and John Lake
386Manufacturing Engineering Design


Tuesday and Thursday, 3:30-4:50p.m. in Hive Annex, Ford 2.340
Daniel Brown
395Art, Making & Anti-Racism



395-64Leonardo, Geometry, and the Art of Manufacturing

Friday, 10:00am-12:50pm, The Hive, Ford 2.350
David Gatchell and Matthew Cummins

395Bay Area Service Design

Thursdays 9am-12pm, San Francisco
Pam Daniels

395MaDE Capstone Sequence
Tuesday & Thursday 4:20-5:40pm in The Hive Annex, Ford 2.340
Dan Brown and David Gatchell
Tuesday and Thursday, 11:00-12:20 pm, in Ford Studio 3
Dan Brown and David Gatchell
Tuesday and Thursday, 9-11:50 am, in the Ford Design Studio, 1.230
Dan Brown and David Gatchell
395Performance and Technology


Mondays and Wednesdays 10:30am - 12:00pm, Ford Hive 2.350
Thomas DeFrantz
397-4Pilot: Introduction to Portfolio Design
Monday And Wednesday, 3-4:20 pm; 5wk2; The Hive Annex Ford 2.340
Andrew Skwish


401-1Human-Centered Design Studio 1, Product Design
Monday and Wednesday, 1-4pm in the Ford Design Studio 1.230
Jim Wicks and Helen Vondensteinen


401-2Human-Centered Design Studio 2, Interaction Design

Mondays 1:00pm - 3:00pm and Thursdays 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Susan Curtis, Jesse Wilbur & Tom Quish

401-3Human-Centered Design Studio 3, Service Design

Thursdays, 9:00am-12:00pm
Amy O'Keefe and Liz Gerber

407Making Things

Tuesday, 9:30am-12:30pm, in the Ford Design Studio, 1.230
Steve Carr and Sabrina Katz

410Design Research
Thursday, 5:00-8:00pm in Ford Design Studio, Ford 1.230
Michael Chapman and Amy Schwartz


420Design Communication and Methods
Tuesday, 5:00-8:00pm, in the Hive Annex, Ford 2.340
Amy O'Keefe and Jill Sherman


425Digital Design and Development

2nd 5 weeks, 1st year MMM Section 1: Tuesdays 6:30-9:30pm, OR Section 2: Wednesdays 6:30-9:30pm
Benjamin Block and Jeffrey Cohen

426Whole-brain Communication (1/2 unit)
1st 5 weeks of the quarter, 1st year MMM, Sec 1: Tuesdays, 9:00am-12:00pm, OR, Sec 2: Fridays, 9:00am-12:00pm; HIVE Annex Classroom
Steve Franconeri


450Differentiation by Design

Fridays 9:00am-12:00pm
Daniel Brown

455Design Strategy
Tuesday and Thursday 12:30-2:00pm in the Ford Hive Annex 2.340
Greg Holderfield


460Appropriability by DesignMondays and Thursdays, 8:30-11:30am
James Conley



470Equity-Centered Design Research
1st 5 weeks, Sec 1: Tuesdays, 8:30-11:30am, OR Sec 2: Tuesdays, 1:30-4:30pm; ITW Classroom
Kelly Costello and Tony Bynum


475Mindful Product Management: How to Discover, Design, and Scale Human-Centered Products, Services, and Experiences
Wednesdays 6:30-9:30pm; ITW Classroom
Mike Edmonds


480Business Innovation Lab
Determined by section
Determined by section

490Research - Design - Build
Section 1 meets Monday 6:30-9:30pm; Section 2 meets Tuesday 6:30-9:30pm (Ford Design Studio 1.230)
Greg Holderfield & Martha Cotton


474Brand and Design Leadership


Mondays, 1:00-4:00pm
James Ludwig
495-1Design Sprints



495-2Design For Local News


Thursdays, 9:00am-11:50am, Fisk Hall 111
Zach Wise
495-21Designing Product Interactions
Friday, 9:00am-12:00pm in the Ford Design Studio, Ford 1.230
Craig Sampson & Nick Marchuk


495-38ID for Design Innovators
Thursdays, 1-4pm; The Hive Annex, 2.340
Greg Holderfield


495-40CPG Product and Business Innovation Studio


Course will meet for two 3-hour sessions each week, in-person only. For Spring 2022 those sessions are Tuesdays and Fridays 1:00 - 4:00 pm in Ford 1.230 (Ford Design Studio 1)
Craig Sampson and Helen von den Steinen
495-50Ethics and Identity in Design
Mondays, 6:00-9:00pm at The Garage
George Aye


465Master Series: Innovation Feasibility


2nd 5 weeks of the quarter
Baiju Shah
(Lab: Thursdays 6:30pm-9:30pm)
485 Master Series: Innovation Viability


1st 5 weeks of the quarter
Dan Kraemer
(Lab: Thursdays 6:30pm - 9:30pm)
499EDI Thesis

Thursdays 9:00am-12:00pm in the Ford Design Studio, Ford 1.230
Jim Wicks, Amy Schwartz