We design tools for DFA and beyond. These resources demonstrate how design can impact social challenges while adding creativity and new methods to the innovation process.

DFA Process Guide 

A comprehensive blueprint to the DFA design innovation process. Written in collaboration with early DFA students, the DFA Design Process Guide helps students understand and apply the skills and values of human-centered design to address social challenges. Available for free download, we continue to be inspired by the range of innovators around the world who put it to use.


The fast-paced card game challenges people to rapidly build mockups to meet unique user needs. Created by our partners in the Delta Lab at Northwestern, the creativity game and oh-so popular staple of DFA workshops will be available for purchase on Amazon in just a few short weeks.


DFA Threadless Shop

You can’t innovate unless you’re having fun. Thanks to Threadless, all DFA members and fans can have DFA swag. Shop t-shirts, sweatshirts, housewares, and accessories, and give back to DFA!