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“Commitment Required: The Social Design Job Market” Event Recap

Impact! Design for Social Change – a School of Visual Arts, six-week summer intensive – affiliated with Design Ignites Change, recently hosted an event called “Commitment Required: The Social Design Job Market.” The sold-out presentation and panel discussion moderated by Mark Randall, a Worldstudio ...more ⇒


A Design Ignites Change project in the news

A project featured on Design Ignites Change by talented graphic design student at Academy of Art University, Johnny Selman, has recently received a flurry of press about BBCx365, his stunning and provocative poster project. Find some of the articles through these links: “Poster-A-Day: A Visual Vitamin,” by Steven ...more ⇒


Two Wings Films to debut in film festival

Design Ignites Change is excited to announce an update about Two Wings, an Implementation Award winner from spring, 2010. Matthew Heckart from the School of Visual Arts was awarded funding that went primarily towards the animation costs of his bold visual campaign advocating for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and ...more ⇒


Design Ignites Change Exhibit at East Stroudsburg University

East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania is showcasing a Design Ignites Change exhibit in their Fine Arts Gallery, February 16 – March 2, 2012. The exhibition features an overview of the program with examples of student social design projects from schools all across the country, a video reel with short films ...more ⇒


Announcing the Fall 2011 Design Ignites Change Award Winners

The winning projects of the Fall 2011 Design Ignites Change Awards demonstrate that the future of design as a means of bringing meaningful and relevant positive change to the world is a bright one. The projects chosen are not only innovative and well-researched solutions, but also have the potential to positively ...more ⇒