View the 2017 Thesis Show page here The annual DSI Thesis Show presentations will be held on Monday, May 1st, from noon to 4pm at the SVA Beatrice Theater. Please join us as the Class of 2017 presents their thesis projects on the critical topics of today including: health, climate change, education, elderly care, language…
Lizz will talk about her work with the Lady Parts Justice League, and her ongoing national comedy tour to benefit Planned Parenthood and the National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League. Lizz has been featured on The New York Times, The Washington Post and Entertainment Weekly’s 100 most Creative People issue, and when she’s not writing satirical…
On January 25th, Doug Powell, Distinguished Designer at IBM will be the speaker for the MFA Design for Social Innovation Global Guest Lecture class. Doug will talk about the changing role of design in corporations.
On November 10th, Cheryl Heller will be speaking on her upcoming book with TechTalk Studio at the The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco. The influential TechTalk Studio speakers bureau and training firm formulates strategic campaigns to propel key messages to audiences including Forbes, Business Week, PC Forum, DEMO, Red Herring, Internet World, COMDEX, and the Harvard Business Review.
San Francisco Design Week is a community event driven by AIGA SF and a committee of representatives from multiple design disciplines in the Bay Area. Design Week spans the entire Bay Area from Silicon Valley to the city of San Francisco. With more than 60 studio tours and 200 events throughout the week featuring world-renowned…
On the evening of Friday, October 14th, we’ll hold our sixth open house. It’s the best opportunity to meet our current students, faculty, and alums all at once, hear about the program first hand and experience the energy of DSI (we can get a bit noisy when we’re all together). Mark your calendar, we’ll be sending…
On January 23-24, 2017, DSI and its partner Worldstudio will host the first annual Measured Symposium at the SVA Beatrice Theater, and launch an ongoing effort to quantify design’s effectiveness as a methodology for social change. We’ll have much more information to follow, but please read more below, save the date and sign up here to receive updates.
At Transform 2016 we will engage with the world’s top thinkers to boldly envision a sustainable future for health. We will address the dynamics of social, political, scientific, technological and economic sectors; explore how people make change happen; and examine how leadership, culture and collaboration make it possible.
TEDxFargo 2016 will accelerate the community, moving Fargo forward faster. Through a day of speakers including Cheryl Heller, ideas, experiences and connections will activate Fargo in new innovative ways.
Visionary designer and social impact innovator, Cheryl Heller, joins us for a discussion about designing a life (and career) with purpose. How can you transition from a life spent brilliantly solving clients’ problems to a successful career designing things that truly matter to you and the world? Come find out where social impact design lives and how to get there. Photos by Monique Duquette.