Colloquia

Colloquium 5.1: DePaul University

Design Incubation Colloquium 5.1 (#DI2018oct) will be held at DePaul University, College of Computing and Digital Media on Saturday, October 27, 2018.

Fellowship

Design Incubation Fellowship 2018

January 11–13, 2018. New York City. A three-day workshop facilitating academic writing and publishing for designers.

Awards

Communication Design Educators Awards 2018: Design Incubation

2018 Design Incubation Educators Awards competition in 4 categories— Creative Work, Published Research, Teaching, Service.

Design Events

Portfolio Success: Strategies for Professional Development

Portfolio Success: Strategies for Professional Development

Saturday, September 22, 2018. 2pm–5pm. Type Directors Club, 347 W 36th St., #603, New York, NY 10018

Recent Abstracts

Lowering Barriers to Access at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

Teaching Award Winner Helen Armstrong Associate Professor North Carolina State University Armstrong’s advanced graphic design studio course, GD400, took on an acute problem for the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences (NCMNS). One of the museum’s key exhibitions—the Acrocanthosaurus Exhibition—repelled visitors on the autism spectrum. The space was so overwhelming for these visitors that they … Continue reading “Lowering Barriers to Access at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences”

Works in Process

Scholarship: Creative Work Award Winner George Garrastegui Assistant Professor New York City College of Technology, CUNY The Works In Process (WIP) podcast is a series of conversations with creative individuals that explore the evolution and techniques behind their latest projects— highlighting, exploring and possibly demystifying the creative process. This podcast is a way to discover, … Continue reading “Works in Process”

What Does Democratic Design Look Like? Establishing the Center for Design in the Public Interest at the University of California, Davis

Scholarship: Creative Work Award Runner Up Susan Verba Professor University of California, Davis At the UC Davis Center for Design in the Public Interest (DiPi), a multidisciplinary team of design practitioners, writers, researchers, educators, and students work closely with community partners to make ordinary experiences better. Established with a mission to directly impact social problems … Continue reading “What Does Democratic Design Look Like? Establishing the Center for Design in the Public Interest at the University of California, Davis”

LEAP Dialogues: The Educators Guide

Service Award Winner Mariana Amatullo Associate Professor Parsons School of Design, The New School Andrew Shea Assistant Professor Parsons School of Design, The New School Jennifer May Director, Designmatters ArtCenter College of Design LEAP Dialogues: The Educator’s Guide (Mariana Amatullo, Jennifer May and Andrew Shea, eds. Designmatters, 2017), is an open-source publication about design for … Continue reading “LEAP Dialogues: The Educators Guide”

PERSONALIZE. COMMUNICATE. SOCIALIZE. LISTEN. PREPARE: Teaching Professional Practices for Designers

“Professional Practices” is designed to help bridge the gap from being a student to becoming a working professional.