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: Humanities & SciencesRead More
"It’s not just about the product, it’s about the person, it’s about making real impact.”Margaux Reynolds, Student, Product Design
Los Angeles Times / March 2018Read More
GOOD Magazine / April 2018Read More
Spring 2018 - Host Department: Interaction DesignRead More
"These projects help every design student see what is on the other side, and opens the door to making the impossible a possibility of hope."Armie Pasa and Gabriel La 'O, Product Design, Students
Fast Company Design / December 2017Read More
"As an artist, my primary aspiration is to connect with other human beings. What better way to actually do so than by actually making a difference in someone’s life?"Fatima Ghanavi, Graphic Design, Student
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