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Kenan Zekic is a design educator and multidisciplinary designer interested in social impact design. Until July 2021, he worked as a Full Professor at the International University of Sarajevo. Currently, he is starting a nonprofit organization INDI+E (Innovation, Design + Education), and works as an independent design consultant and creative director in a publishing house "Vrijeme". He graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts Sarajevo, received his master's degree in the UK, and was a Fulbright scholar in the US. His academic and professional focus has been on design and technology relationships and practices in underdeveloped regions. As a book lover and designer, he has dedicated creative efforts to improving book readers' experience. From 2017-2020, he was a local leader of the IxDA Interaction Design Association Chapter in Bosnia and Herzegovina. In 2019 he was a Cumulus + awardee. His works and projects have been presented and exhibited in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Italy, Turkey, Serbia, South Korea, Iran, and the USA. He was a designer of the first Bosnian and Herzegovina national currency coins after the war 1992-1995, which is still in use.