2017

Tanner Woodford

Founder, Executive Director, and Bartender | Chicago Design Museum

Tanner Woodford is founder, executive director, and bartender of the Chicago Design Museum, maker of Iterative Work and faculty at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Throughout his career, Tanner has worked as a product designer, community organizer, interaction designer and developer. He has taught and lectured on design issues, history and rapid ideation in professional and academic settings. He is irrepressibly optimistic, and believes design has the capacity to fundamentally improve the human condition.