Category: News at SPS DL

news@SPS DL: Graphic Design USA Names IDS as a Program to Watch in 2015

The IDS faculty and SPS DL team are hard at work on designing and building the first courses for the new Information Design and Strategy, but the new program is already attracting attention. GD USA, a lead news magazine for graphic designers & other creative professionals, highlighted the IDS program in their March 2015 feature on Top US Design Schools. They emphasized the interdisciplinary nature of the program, saying “[IDS] is particularly useful for people in creative fields who want a stronger grounding in business strategy, so that they can expand career opportunities and make a larger impact on their organizations.” This


news@SPS DL: MS in Information Design Coming Fall 2015

Northwestern University School of Professional Studies has announced a new master’s program in Information Design and Strategy (IDS). The MS in IDS is an interdisciplinary program that incorporates of graphic design, business leadership, data analytics, and more. It’s also a field that many of our staff have a professional interest in, as we determine some of the best ways to share educational information through the courses that we help to create. The course development process will be starting soon, and we’re looking forward to working with IDS faculty to build their courses—and learn even more about information design in the