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Since its inception, Designmatters has been committed to capturing the singular and collective stories that emerge from our portfolio of projects and activities.

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Speaking Engagements

February 10th, 2016

Toyota Lecture Series: John Thackara

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
7:30 p.m.Life’s Work: Thriving in The Next Economy

John Thackara is a philosopher, writer and event producer who
has spent a lifetime searching for live examples of what a sustainable future can be like. He writes about these stories at his blog, Doors of Perception, and in books; his most recent is How To Thrive In the Next Economy

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Los Angeles Times Media Center (LAT)
ArtCenter College of Design
Hillside Campus | 1700 Lida Street, Pasadena CA

February 18th, 2016

San Marino League Luncheon

Thursday, February 18th 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Celebrating Fifteen Years of Designmatters and Designing Social Impact at ArtCenter

Mariana Amatullo, PhD – Co-Founder and Vice President, Designmatters at ArtCenter College of Design Scholar-in-Residence, Design and Innovation Fellow/Non Profit Fellow, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University


Faculty Dining Room
ArtCenter College of Design
Hillside Campus | 1700 Lida Street, Pasadena CA

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