Design for America had the honor of winning an Ashoka U Cordes Innovation Award this year! As Ashoka states, the award goes to innovative programs, practices, or models on university settings that focus on creating or advancing positive entrepreneurial, social, or environmental impact of various forms. Such a program should have a track record of … Read More
Design for America was recently recognized as 2013 Ashoka U – Cordes Innovation Awards winner. Forbes is featuring a series highlighting some of the most high-impact and replicable innovations in social entrepreneurship education. DFA is honored to be included in this so we are reposting the article below!
Bringing Jerry the Bear to life has been a long and winding journey. Check out Aaron Horowitz and Hannah Chung’s recent presentation at Northwestern University where they share the FULL story of how they got Jerry the Bear started. Full of great stories from hip surgery to factory visits in China, bear suites, and bowling … Read More
Exciting News! The Autism Sensory Wall by DFA Oregon’s team is a semi-finalist for the Dell Social Innovation Challenge, and they need your votes! CLICK HERE to register and vote! This project revolves around the difficulties of interaction for non-verbal children with autism. It has specifically focused in on how they can engage in an immersive, … Read More
Tinker Turf, a DFA Northwestern summer studio project from 2011, has been implemented by the Chicago Children’s Museum! Read more about the project and the team’s design process! How did you guys get started with the project? Our team was brought together through the 2011 DFA Summer Studio to partner and work with the Chicago … Read More