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Thomas Siebel at the groundbreaking for the Siebel Center for Design

Illinois Breaks Ground on Siebel Center for Design

Construction is expected to begin this summer on the campus-wide hub, which will offer an abundance of tools and space for students to advance technology through collaboration and an interdisciplinary approach.

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Pop-Up Workshops

Ready to host a Pop-Up Workshop? This should provide experimental learning centered around design thinking for students, facilitating their knowledge of what's possible as a maker.

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Siebel Center for Design Director Rachel Switzky

Switzky named first director of Siebel Center for Design

March 29, 2018

Rachel Switzky, an executive director at international design and consulting firm IDEO, has been selected to be the inaugural director of the Siebel Center for Design at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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Design Thinking Faculty Workshops

Design Thinking Faculty Workshops: Course Design Workshop

Thursday, May 3: 8 am - 12:25 pm
Grainger Engineering Library, "The Commons", 2nd floor
1301 W Springfield Ave, Urbana, IL 61801

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Resources Available Now

Resources Available Now

The Siebel Center for Design is the hub for the design network on campus. Although the physical building isn't complete, this is the place to find campus-wide design resources, maker spaces, and more.

Highlights of the Siebel Center for Design

Facilities & Equipment

Facilities & Equipment

The center is designed to facilitate creativity and collaboration. State-of-the-art meets student comfort.


Building Concepts

Can't wait to see what it will look like? Here's your sneak peek of our new home.



Found in central campus, we're between Huff Hall & the Art + Design Building.

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