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Designing Welcoming Experiences at Chicago Design Week

Designing Welcoming Experiences at Chicago Design Week

October 19, 2017

What makes us feel welcome? How do we navigate the intersections that confront us during important life transitions? Next week, Design for America will host a discussion and DFAlumni + Friends event as a part of Chicago Design Week 2017. Join us at Intersections and Transitions: Designing Welcoming Experiences on October 24th for a chance … Read More

DFA Fellows Journey to Better World by Design

DFA Fellows Journey to Better World by Design

October 6, 2017

Recently, DFA Fellows Ken and Geneva headed to Better World by Design, an annual design conference put on by RISD and Brown students in Providence, Rhode Island. The trip proved to be an opportunity to learn from leading designers sharing case studies of their own projects, and connect with the DFA RISD/Brown Studio as the … Read More

Where Will DFA Summer Studio Projects Go Next?

Where Will DFA Summer Studio Projects Go Next?

September 8, 2017

One team member from Project Ascend hands out stickers at Leadership Studio 2017, where many wheelchair users came to speak with students about accessibility. This was a perfect opportunity for the team to get feedback on their sticker prototype. An energetic and committed group of 21 students from Duke, Michigan State University, and Northwestern spent … Read More

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