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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Identity System for Flint, Michigan

College for Creative Studies

Flint, Michigan has an ongoing pattern of defining itself by its industrial base. As this base changes, buildings are repurposed a... more ⇒

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365Now Apparel: The Brand of Change

365Now Apparel is an online shop (with pop-up immersions) that educates and raises funds for social causes through fashion. Consu... 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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Design Echos

School of Visual Arts

Design Echos is a design and innovation consultancy based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. We help companies create corporate strategies that impact society in a ... more ⇒

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Mentor Me

The Creative Coop

'Mentor Me' is a pilot project set up due to the lack of industry support for creative students in higher education. Universities provide a wealth of k... more ⇒

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