Bio


Barry Katz is adjunct professor in the Design Group, Department of Mechanical Engineering, professor of Industrial and Interaction Design at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco, and Fellow at IDEO, Inc., the Silicon Valley-based design and innovation consultancy. He is the author of seven books, including Change By Design with Tim Brown, (Harper Collins, 2009/2019), NONOBJECT (with Branko Lukic: MIT Press 2011); and Make it New: The History of Silicon Valley Design (MIT Press 2015). A new book, The Architecture of Information, is in progress. His writings on design as a strategy of innovation have appeared in many academic, professional, and popular journals.

Academic Appointments


  • Adjunct Professor, Mechanical Engineering

2018-19 Courses


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