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A Better World by Design Conference 2012

Each year, A Better World by Design brings a global community of innovators to Providence, Rhode Island to reach across disciplines and unite under a common goal: building a better world. Internationally acclaimed and led completely by students, ABWxD creates a multidisciplinary community; engineers, architects, ...more ⇒


“What’s Your Story” Short Film Screening

Join Design Ignites Change in attending a film screening from the 2010 Implementation Award winning project First Person American that will be shown in New York City later this month. “What’s Your Story? 2012 Premiere” will take place at the theater at the Ellis Island Immigration Museum, Friday, ...more ⇒


Foundation exploring Arab identity through design

At Design Ignites Change, we aim to support design students to take their creative solutions and turn them into real-world actions and interventions; we are constantly inspired by stories of students that have the initiative and drive to already do this. One of these ambitious students is Hala A. Malak, who developed ...more ⇒


Join Future Project in Iceland this June

Future Project Expedition, a new vision of Project M, is currently launching its first project abroad. FPX: Iceland will be a two-week moving workshop in Iceland consisting of 10–12 cyclists, designers, doers, and inventors. The team will ride approximately 250 miles from Akureyri to Reykjavik starting June 13th. ...more ⇒


Program Spotlight: Social Design at MICA

At Design Ignites Change we profile participating college and university design programs that are integrating a socially responsible agenda into their curriculum and dedicate resources to support students as they use their creativity to make a positive impact in communities around the world. The Maryland Institute ...more ⇒