Newsletter Archive

Newsletter - Spring 2016

"Celebrating the creativity and innovation in our midst, creative work is person-centered." -- Michael Mumford This seemingly obvious observation from Mumford, one of the most respected organizational scholars who studies creativity (which he defines broadly as “the generation of new ideas”) is in many ways embodied in the many layers of significance one can peel off from the stories we highlight in this current issue of our spring newsletter.

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Newsletter - Fall 2015

This Fall’s newsletter takes a slightly different editorial approach to our varied quarterly updates in order to focus your attention on a few stories about our new Designmatters website. We invite you to navigate through these links to experience the site and get a behind-the-scenes take about our important partnership with the superlative team of Noformat with whom we collaborated closely to envision and execute this reimagined digital platform.

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Newsletter – Summer 2015

Our summer newsletter is here, and in this issue you will find what you have come to expect from our quarterly updates: wonderful highlights of notable projects and publications and links to stories of impact from our community.

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Newsletter – Spring 2015

The ‘Girl Effect’ Studio, Fall 2014, built on The Girl Effect’s vision of the power and potential of girls around the world, and brought together Art Center’s Designmatters and Product Design Departments, the Nike Foundation, Yale School of Management (SOM) and fuseproject…

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Newsletter – Fall 2014

In the Summer of 2014, faculty and students from the Advertising Department teamed up with Designmatters and the U.S. Department of the Interior Technical Assistance Program (US DOI ITAP) office in Chile to create a campaign to raise awareness on illegal trafficking of endangered species and rally public support for pending CITES (The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) legislation…

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Newsletter – Summer 2014

Designmatters and the Graphic Design Department partnered with the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Health Education Programs HIV/AIDS Prevention Unit for a Summer 2011 studio that challenged students to create an awareness campaign to reinvigorate HIV/AIDS prevention efforts and condom use, targeting at risk youth from the LGBTQ, African-American and Latino communities…

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Newsletter – Spring 2014

With more than a solid decade of design education for social innovation under its belt, the Designmatters Department at Art Center College of Design continues to fuel an inspiring number of educational projects, special initiatives and activities…

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