DFA Partners with the James Dyson Foundation!

May 6, 2015Implement, Opportunities

We are excited to announce our new partnership with the James Dyson Foundation! About the Dyson Foundation (JDF)  JDF wants to inspire the next generation of designers and engineers.  Aligning with DFA’s mission and values, they encourage young people to try new things, learn through building and solve big problems.

General Assembly Gives DFA GA Front Row!

March 9, 2015Learning, Opportunities

DFA has a new partnership!   General Assembly, a worldwide institution that seeks to educate and empower individuals who are pursuing work in technology, business and design, has joined the DFA community! All registered students within DFA will receive a free 6 month membership to GA Front Row! This is almost a $300 value!!! As a … Read More

DFA Alum Helps Set DFA’s Strategy

January 7, 2015Leadership, Learning, Opportunities

Sara Mesing, co-founder of DFA Case Western| CIA,  is part of the Business Development team at XPLANE. She introduces new clients to XPLANE and acts as an advocate and liaison throughout the duration of client engagements. She got connected to XPLANE through a friend at DFA’s  Leadership Studio back in 2012. Thanks to Sara’s efforts, … Read More

Adobe Sponsors DFA!

December 1, 2013Development, DFA Behind the Scenes, Opportunities

DFA is proud to announce a new sponsorship from Adobe, giving all 400 DFAers a FREE Adobe Creative Cloud account for the year. This is over a $150k value! DFA is excited about this new partnership to equip all of its members with the skills and tools to bring their ideas to life and make an … Read More

DFA Virginia Tech Promoting Alternative Transportation

November 26, 2012Design, Design Phase, Environment, Opportunities, Prototype, Testing 1 Comment

We had the pleasure of interviewing Michael Kulikowski, a student  founder of the DFA studio at Virginia Tech about a recent project of theirs, the BurgFinder. The BurgFinder is a series of town signs to promote alternative modes of transportation, involving visual cues that use time as a measurement of distance to a particular destination … Read More

DFA UIUC Featured Ideators on OpenIDEO

September 25, 2012Design Phase, Development, DFA Behind the Scenes, Discovery, Ideas, Opportunities, Process, Testing

RE-POSTING FROM OPENIDEO: As a departure from our usual focus on a single Featured Ideator – this month we’re highlighting a motivated group of students. DFA UIUC stands for Design for America studio at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – part of the national Design for America network of interdisciplinary student-led design studios. They are a … Read More