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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Mooko Sustainable Milk

Academy of Art University

This project tackles sustainability in the dairy industry by introducing an organic dairy line, Mooko. Organic products are becoming very pop... more ⇒

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The Zero Waste Party

Columbia College Chicago

On 12/15/10, Columbia College Chicago students threw what they called a Zero Waste Party to promote eco-friendly practices. The students, enrol... more ⇒

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Extending the Life of Your Futon

Academy of Art University

In partnership with GOOD Magazine, the Academy of Art University’s School of Graphic Design mobilized its students to deploy design... more ⇒

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Wisdom Tree

Kansas City Art Institute

The Wisdom Tree is a sculptural sign system designed to raise awareness of Community Gardens in Rosedale, Kansas. The design uses symbolism to create a ... more ⇒

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THIRD HOUR

This project refers to the three R's of environment where Recycling, Reusing and Reducing. My project "Third Hour" focuses on using Chips packets, Bubbl... more ⇒