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
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Communication Arts / February 2019Read More
Spring 2018 - Host Department: Humanities & SciencesRead More
"The chance to work with real people with real needs is an invaluable learning experience for students."Simon Johnston, Graphic Design, Faculty
Daily News / December 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
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