Design Conversations

February 1, 2022 | 8:00 am

Design Conversations will reconvene for the fall 2022 semester. In the meantime, we encourage you to join one of our weekly Design Field Notes lectures, each Tuesday afternoon at 2 PM. We also welcome you to listen to our archived Design Conversations talks from previous semesters. More information about the past series and speakers can be found below.


Design Conversations: For Whom? By Whom? Designs for Belonging. First launched in the Spring of 2019, this series investigates design’s exclusions and invites guests to discuss the ways their work examines ideas around inclusivity.

Past speakers include:

Rosten Woo, Fall 2021
Liz Gerber, Fall 2021
Bess Williamson, Spring 2021 (Also featured on the Berkeley Talks Podcast, and a follow-up Q+A
Ahmed Ansari, Spring 2021
Bryce Johnson, Fall 2020
Benjamin Earl Evans, Fall 2020
Leah Buechley, Fall 2020
Aza Raskin, Fall 2019
Mario Ballesteros, Fall 2019
Claire Evans, Fall 2019
Dori Tunstall, Spring 2019
August de los ReyesSpring 2019
Jodi Forlizzi, Spring 2019
Ellen Pao, Spring 2019