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Fundamentals of Design for Social Innovation

For the third year in a row, DSI faculty members Marc Rettig and Hannah du Plessis have, with the help of their students, created a book that summarizes the fundamentals of design for social innovation. Pages in the book are student summaries of key topics, concepts, and ideas covered during the Fall 2014 Fundamentals of Design for Social Innovation course. Drawing from course slides, lecture notes, and assigned readings, each student visualizes two topics, which are displayed during DSI’s Winter Show, and then composed into a book.

Each student illustrates a concept that captures “Ways of seeing, working, and being for the work of creating social health,” and answers questions about how the practice of creating resilient social health can be advanced at both system and personal scale.

This year’s edition can be viewed and downloaded here.

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