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.
Spring 2018 - Host Department: Fine ArtRead More
"The chance to work with real people with real needs is an invaluable learning experience for students."Simon Johnston, Graphic Design, Faculty
Spring 2018 - Host Department: Humanities & SciencesRead More
Spring 2018 - Host Department: Interaction DesignRead More
“Sustainability remains the most important idea of the 21st century: that is, that a regenerative and reciprocal relationship with the planet (and its inhabitants) is possible and will ensure our survival.”Heidrun Mumper-Drumm, Product Design, H&S and Graphic Design Faculty & Director of Sustainability Initiatives
Summer 2009 - Host Department: AdvertisingRead More
“Each student brings individual life experiences, diverse cultural upbringings, varied interests and perspectives to the subject displaying the many ways see and converse about a problem.”Krystina Castella, Faculty, Product Design
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