We are excited to announce our partnership with the James Dyson Foundation for the second year in a row! About the James Dyson Foundation (JDF) JDF inspires the next generation of designers and engineers. JDF and DFA both inspire young people to try new things, learn through building, and solve real problems. The James Dyson … Read More
Today, about 1 in 10 pre-schoolers already have vision problems that will affect their ability to learn. However, at this young age most children don’t know what glasses do or that they have poor eyesight. A team of DFA students at Stanford have made it their mission to make the eyesight experience delightful for children … Read More
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.
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
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
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
“College campus safety is a key issue for local students and their parents. Now, colleges and universities are coming up with high tech solutions, and on one Chicago area campus, students are providing an innovative answer themselves. There’s safety in numbers, they say, but here Northwestern University, some students realized their peers were not heeding … Read More
We interviewed the DFA team at Northwestern University about their project, Fruit Buddi, which works to deal with the issue of childhood obesity and promote healthier food choices. Read about the various obstacles, challenges, and successes that Fruit Buddi has come to face as it has matured and been continued through the design process.
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
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