Design Camp: Learning, Playing, and Making a Mess

Over the summer, children filled McNeal hall with Rube Goldberg machines, paper sculptures, and piles of stones. They explored problem solving, creativity, form-making, design thinking, and innovation at Design Camp, run by PhD students Jody Lawrence (Interior Design) and Sarah Alfalah (Graphic Design). The camp was offered for ages 9 to 15 through the University Youth & Community Programs Discovering […]

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Illustrating the Great Minnesota Get-Together

Adam Turman (Design Communications ’99)’s favorite part about the Minnesota State Fair isn’t the seed art, or the Miracle of Birth, or anything on a stick. It’s the people-watching. “We call the State Fair ‘the Great Minnesota Get-Together,’ and it really is. Whenever I go, I see how it brings together all different types of people.” When he got an […]

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Give a Gift with Global Impact: Design Global Outreach

Update: September 3, 2015 In 36 hours, the deadline to reach our goal for Design Global Outreach will pass. Help us beat this deadline and make an impact in dozens of children’s lives. We have raised over $3,000 so far but need your help. Make a gift today and help us raise the remaining $2,000. We know you stand with […]

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