Harnessing Custom GPT Models for Innovative Design

The rapid evolution of AI technologies, especially Generative Pre-trained Transformers (GPTs), has revolutionized various industries, offering unprecedented opportunities for innovation and creativity. This presentation delves into the transformative potential of custom GPT models in design. It aims to demonstrate how designers, architects, and business leaders can leverage these advanced AI tools to enhance creativity, optimize workflow, and foster groundbreaking ideas in all facets of design. The session will provide a comprehensive overview of GPT technology, emphasizing its adaptability and capacity for generating creative design concepts, textual descriptions, and functional specifications. Key focus areas will include GPTs in automating routine tasks, freeing designers to focus on more creative and complex challenges, and integrating AI in conceptualizing innovative design solutions that are smart, efficient, and impactful. Attendees will gain insights into the practical applications of custom GPT models in generating unique design attributes, elements, approaches, economics, and patterns and in predicting and analyzing design trends. Interactive demonstrations will showcase real-world examples where GPTs have been successfully implemented in the design process, offering a glimpse into the future of design. By the end of this session, participants will be equipped with a deeper understanding of how custom GPTs can be a game-changer in design, empowering them to stay at the forefront of innovation in this dynamic industry.

Jim Thompson, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

National Design Partner

Little Diversified Architectural Consulting, Inc.

Known as a design leader and caring educator, Jim Thompson has distinguished himself as a researcher, university lecturer, guest critic and mentor. He has addressed audiences at NeoCon World’s Trade Fair, NeoCon East, CoreNet and the National AIA conference. His perspective has been shared in industry publications like Contract, Interior Design Magazine, Building Interiors, Buildings and Architype Review; and his observations were featured in the book Future Office.

Jim is a National Design Partner at Little (www.littleonline.com), an industry-leading architecture and design firm with more than 425 professionals in six locations across the nation. Jim is a LEED Accredited Professional and a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).

Jeff Gunther

Founder & CEO


Jeff Gunther operates at the intersection of hardware and software, technology and art, and theory and application. As the founder of Metaform, a multidisciplinary research studio, he conceptualizes, develops, and licenses technologies foundational to hardware and software products. He concentrates on exploring areas that foster novel opportunities and bolster in-house expertise for the company's diverse partners.

Prior to founding Metaform, Mr. Gunther was a Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Premier (NASDAQ: PINC), a North Carolina-based healthcare performance improvement alliance of more than 4,350 U.S. hospitals and approximately 300,000 other providers and organizations. During his tenure there, he led multiple technology and business teams. Before joining Premier through acquisition, he founded Meddius, a technology startup designed to solve one of the healthcare industry's most significant information technology challenges – a reliable, secure, and cost-effective method for sharing information.

Mr. Gunther has been awarded several patents from the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

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