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Adream Blair

Co-Area Head, Design & Visual Communication

Associate Professor, Design & Visual Communication

Associate Professor, Digital Fabrication & Design


MGD North Carolina State University
BS, Bradley University


Adream Blair is an Associate Professor of Art and Design at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee where she works to develop cross-disciplinary design research initiatives and curricula with the college of engineering and the college of health sciences. She teaches participatory research methodologies and principles of universal design to engineering, health sciences and design students in a cross-disciplinary classroom.

Previously, Adream worked as an interaction designer, educator and researcher for the University of Cincinnati (UC) in the College of Design, Art, Architecture and Planning (DAAP) as well as their research initiative, The Center for Design Research and Innovation (CDRI) and the

Live Well Collaborative (LWC), a joint venture between UC and Proctor and Gamble. Her research into principles of interaction and cross-disciplinary design curricula has been presented both nationally and internationally; and her work has been published in Visible Language, Design Issues, and The Journal of Design Principles and Practices. Ms. Blair has an M.G.D. from North Carolina State University’s School of Design and a B.S. in graphic design from Bradley University.