Improving Driving for those with Disabilities

December 4, 2014Design Phase, Presentation

Five teams from around the country just returned from a trip of the year, presenting at the headquarters of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Tasked with designing for those with disabilities, these teams met the challenge and shared innovative ideas with top executives within Chrysler’s Tech Plaza. Learn about some of their work below!

Tech or Treat

November 5, 2014Design Phase, DFA Behind the Scenes, Studios

Tech or Treat: this hauntingly memorable event for kids of all ages, featured yellow brick road-themed technologies in a family-friendly environment. Virginia Tech students and faculty from a variety of disciplines across campus collaborate to bring this event together. DFA Virginia Tech participated in the schools recent festivities with a few exhibits of their own … Read More

DFA’s Luna Lights at Healthbox!

September 17, 2014Design Phase, Implement, Profiles

Healthbox announced its collaboration with HCSC (Health Care Service Corporation) and five leading hospitals and health systems—Advocate Health Care, Ascension, Community Health Network, Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare and Ridgeview Medical Center—for its third Chicago accelerator. Eight companies have been carefully selected for the program by this collaborative group of healthcare industry organizations by demonstrating not only their … Read More

Vegetables Bike Racks in New Haven

October 17, 2013Design Phase, Development, Implement

Pulling up on his Specialized Allez bike, Ben Green faced a big decision: Tie up to the stylish squash? The inviting carrots? Or the happy broccoli? The Yale rising senior, a squash man at heart, is the “super intern” in the office of city traffic tsar Jim Travers.In less than ten months he has spearheaded … Read More