Project Case Studies

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Below is an archive of project case studies; each one is a designer’s vision to ignite change in the world through creative problem solving. We aim to bring big ideas such as these out of the studio and into the community to inspire like-minded changemakers. Projects are posted by Design Ignites Change participants and award applicants.

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Knoxbox!

University of Tennessee
Central High School

This project is one of six from the "stART now: change is central" mentoring program that unites Central High students and the University of Tennessee Graphi... more ⇒

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Recreate: Play in Rosedale

Kansas City Art Institute

This project is in partnership with the Healthy Kids Initiative in the community of Rosedale in Kansas City, Kansas. From the outset the g... more ⇒

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Hop Your Own Scotch

The playground board game project attempts to encourage urban youth to take advantage of the opportunities around them by developing their seeds... more ⇒

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Life Guide Labs

Maryland Institute College of Art

This project focuses on guiding teenage youth to explore new skills and to think critically about the future. We have designed and built a mobile t... more ⇒

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It Matters design

It Matters design is a socially-driven collaborative. Our mission is to empower and improve the lives of young people who have experienced the fo... more ⇒

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