Founder, executive director, and bartender of the Chicago Design Museum (ChiDM).

ChiDM strengthens design culture and builds community by facilitating the exchange of knowledge through dynamic experiences. We believe design can fundamentally improve the human condition.





Designing Unexpected Cultural Experiences

Nestled on the third floor of a public shopping center in the heart of a major American metropolis, ChiDM is organized to strengthen design culture and build community. The nascent museum fosters unexpected cultural experiences for its visitors who, more often than not, discover its offerings by chance.

The youthful and collaborative non-profit invokes an audience that might not otherwise seek it, significantly lowering the barrier to entry, then capitalizes by remaining free and open to the public.


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Massive thanks to ChiDM’s volunteers, members, boards, committees, interns, fans, and staff.

ChiDM is here for and because of you.