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.
"The students confronted important issues from personal vantage points, ultimately ensuring that others would care about them, too."Sherry Hoffman, Humanities & Sciences, Faculty
KCET Artbound / July 2017Read More
"The practical foundation that underlies this program is that even the most amazing design solutions need to be supported by a strong business model in order to be implemented and sustainable."Adlai Wertman, Professor, Marshall School of Business, USC
KCET Artbound / June 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