"We are driven to find meaning, and find it by discovering a necessary relation between our lives and some larger purpose."

Allen Wheelis - The World We Want


You can find at this link the Designmatters Resource Guide, a comprehensive bibliography resource created by Art Center’s James Lemont Fogg Memorial Library. This library source guide was created to support the Designmatters Concentration, and focuses on the four core themes: Sustainable Development, Global Health, Public Policy and Social Entrepreneurship.

Also, be sure to see the Designmatters-curated digest of our favorite publications, articles and links, that focus on design for social innovation and address the four core themes of Designmatters: social entrepreneurship, global health-care, public policy and sustainable development.

Featured Publication

Adobe Photoshop PDFDesign Transitions: Inspiring Stories Global Viewpoints, How Design is Changing

Joyce Yee Emma Jeffries, Lauren Tan
BIS Publishers, 2013



Student Corner

Are you new to Art Center? Download the DM Student Welcome Guide here! (PDF)

Art Center has a diverse number of student organizations that provide leadership growth opportunities, foster community and bring you together with peers to network around common goals. More information is available through Art Center’s Center for the Student Experience (CSE).