From tackling the user experience design of the Metaverse to developing customized pediatric respiratory masks, our faculty are conducting research across the design fields and beyond. This spring, 12 faculty members received grants from the University’s Imagine Fund, which supports innovative research in the arts, humanities, and design fields.
Vincent deBritto (Landscape Architecture) — The Italian COVID Lockdown and the Reinvention of Quarantine
Greg Donofrio (Heritage Studies and Public History / Architecture) — Human Toll: A Public History of Twin Cities' Freeways
Lucy Dunne (Apparel Design) — Toward First Principles of Apparel Aesthetics
Linsey Griffin (Apparel Design) — Pilot Study to Develop Customized Pediatric Respiratory Masks
Brad Holschuh (Apparel Design) — Novel Clothing Accessibility Solutions Using Garment-based Actuation
Brad Hokanson (Graphic Design) — Support for Teaching College In the Schools: Building Creativity
Hyunjoo Im (Retail Merchandising) — A systematic review of design science and psychology research for teaching modules
Lauren Kim (Retail Merchandising) — A Path to [Virtual] Consumption: Mapping Customer Experience on The Metaverse
Carlye Lauff (Product Design) — Prototype Fidelity: Defining Terms and Identifying Impact on Design Communication for Product Design Students
Kristine Miller (Landscape Architecture) — Open Source Digital Edition of Almost Home, The Public Landscapes of Gertrude Jekyll
Malini Srivastava (Architecture) — Material Stories: The Before, During and Afterlife of Materials
Cecilia Xi Wang (Graphic Design) — Design, a book project: User Experience Design for the Future Healthcare
From emotional cartography to counterpreservation to food design, our faculty are conducting design research to enhance their teaching and advance their fields.
Across the College of Design, our faculty’s research is tackling global problems and advancing their fields. This spring, 19 faculty members received grants from the University’s Imagine Fund, which supports innovative research in the arts, humanities, and design fields. Take a look at the research that our faculty members are conducting with their grants: