Design Incubation offers Fellowships to encourage and facilitate scholarly pursuits within the field. Under guidance of senior faculty members and workshop mentors, participants will work on written research projects such as reviews, journal articles, and books. During the Design Incubation Fellowship, participants practice the fundamentals of editing for peer review and explore various publishing options suited to their projects. Design Incubation Fellowships are open to academics in one or more of the following areas: graphic design, information design, branding, marketing, advertising, typography, web, interaction, film and video, animation, illustration, game design
Design Incubation Fellowship Workshop
All Fellows participate in the Fellowship Workshop as part of the overall experience. The Fellowship workshop offers participants the opportunity to share and develop ideas for research and individual writing projects while receiving constructive feedback from faculty mentors and peers in their field.
Fellows arrive with a draft of their writing and work on this specific project throughout the various sessions of the Fellowship Workshop. Each meeting includes a number of short informational sessions and a session devoted to analyzing and editing written work. The remainder of the 3-day workshop will be focused on activities which allow participants to share their projects with peers and receive structured feedback. Between sessions, Fellows will have time to execute revisions, review others participants work, and engage in discussions. Initiation of and work on collaborative projects is encouraged.