The Big Ten student design challenge, hosted by the Big Ten Academic Alliance, was designed to bring student voices into the university space design process. All nine participating schools identified a space on their campuses, with similar criteria, that they wanted students to redesign. Student teams from across the Big Ten submitted 64 proposals from nine Big Ten schools
Kevin Bruggeman, a graduate student in the Department of Design, created The Hiatus System, a VR application that transports users to a calm and relaxing Japanese temple and leads users through a guided meditation.
Samantha Hanna, a senior in Visual Communication, provided the illustrations for a recently published book entitled In Your Tummy. She collaborated with Courtney Sexton in the College of Nursing.
Hundreds of designers from top brands including Philips, Google, IBM, HP, Honeywell Aerospace, Rockwell Collins, Fellowes, Fitbit, Nest, SOM and the world’s leading design schools went head to head in the highly competitive 2018 Spark Design Awards.