The Designmatters educational platform at ArtCenter College of Design joins collaboration with experimentation, experience with reflection, problem-solving with problem-discovery, and purpose with action.
Through research, advocacy and action, Designmatters engages, empowers and leads an ongoing exploration of art and design as a positive force in society.
"Cultural production and design must go hand in hand as we seek to improve the condition of our world."Najeeba Syeed-Miller, Western Justice Center Foundation
ArtCenter / February 2018Read More
"This class strengthened my work by helping me express my personal voice through content with meaningful impact."Ashley Pinnick Illustration, Designmatters Concentration, Student
ArtCenter / January 2018Read More
"It’s not just about the product, it’s about the person, it’s about making real impact.”Margaux Reynolds, Student, Product Design
Fast Company Design / December 2017Read More
A transcripted course of study for ArtCenter undergraduate students in social innovationRead More
ArtCenter students are embedded in host organizations for one full 14-week academic term to work on high-level projects.Read More