Design jams are ideation sessions in which participants imagine new product concepts and express them in the form of words, sketches, rough prototypes or mock ups.  The ideas generated at design jams are used to benefit local manufacturing by providing new product concepts which can be fabricated in Chicago.  Design jams are hosted by the not-for-profit arm of DesignHouse, Inc.  Our 501(c)(3) status is pending.


Participation in design jams is voluntary and unpaid. You will not receive any current or future compensation for your contributions.

All concepts created at design jams become the intellectual property of DesignHouse, Inc.

You may be photographed and/or videotaped in the course of your participation in design jams, and grant permission forDesignHouse, Inc. to use these images.


[last updated November 5, 2014]