Prof. Barry Katz

Barry Katz

Professor, Industrial and Interaction Design, California College of the Arts
Consulting Professor, Design Group, Stanford University
On June 18 at 14:00
Redesigning Design

“The last 10 years have seen deeper and more far-ranging changes than any previous decade in human history: the smartphone, autonomous vehicles, cloud computing, blockchain, the maturing of AI, the commercialization of genomics… to name only the most prominent. Indeed, there is a growing consensus that as a species we have embarked upon a “Fourth Industrial Revolution,” the “Second Machine Age,” and any number of other markers of a brave new world. Do the theories and methods that designers have applied so successfully in the past provide a reliable guide to the future? This talk will explore the challenges facing designers in a period of unprecedented systemic change”