Award Applications Are In!

July 20, 2011

Applications for the 2011 Design Ignites Change Cycle 1 Awards are in and it’s clear that the jurors will have their work cut out for them. This round’s outstanding applicants provide a snapshot of how passionate design students at universities and colleges throughout the world are using their creative talents to address important social issues. Design Ignites Change will fund the most outstanding projects, awarding grants for project implementation and ambitious ideas.

This round marks the highest number of applications received by Design Ignites Change to date, from a robust mix of schools. Some of the schools represented are: Auburn, the Austin Center for Design, Iowa State University, Kansas City Art Institute, Parsons The New School for Design, Savannah College of Art and Design, School at the Art Institute of Chicago, School of Visual Arts, and USC. The four jurors for this round are: Sonya Dufner, FASID, LEED AP ID+C, Associate Principal & Director of Workplace at Perkins+Will; Laetitia Wolff, the Founder of FutureFlair; Gabriela Mirensky, the Director of Competitions & Exhibitions at AIGA; and Richard Jennings, the Vice President of the Communication & Design Group at WEA Corp./Warner Music Group. They will meet on Wednesday, July 27th to deliberate, with the awardees announced the following week.

The next deadline for the Implementation and Idea Award is December 31st, 2011.

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