What is Design? Dimensions of Design Explained

March 31, 2011Design

Here at Design for America, we work with non-design students and non-design partners. So we get the “what is design?” questions a lot. To help answer this, our very own Sami Nerenberg has shared a simple tool to help us and hopefully help you answer this question for the Industrial Design Magazine, Core77.

DFA Cornell Running Strong and Prepping for Weekend Charrette!

March 30, 2011Cornell

DFA HQ spoke with the awesome bunch of core-team DFA students over at Cornell this week and their projects looking at healthy food for both the Cornell and Ithaca community are off to a great start! They’re doing their research, talking to users and domain experts and getting ready for this weekend’s Ideation Charrette!

DFA NU Winter Review Session!

March 11, 2011Northwestern

DFA Northwestern teams are kicking their projects into high gear as the quarter is coming to a close and teams get ready to move forward into prototyping and user-testing in the Spring! We had an amazing turn-out last night, especially considering this week is finals!

Cornell Spring Kick-Off!!

March 4, 2011Cornell

With over 20 students in attendance, DfA Cornell student leader, Alix Gerber and faculty advisor, Leah Scolere kick things off with a fantastic workshop for the Spring!