Tag Archives: COVID-19

Design in a Post-Pandemic World

Design in a Post-Pandemic World

This year, two pandemics have captured our attention in the United States. The first, COVID-19—the invisible yet seemingly omnipresent coronavirus. The second, the older and more insidious pandemic of racism, which has a 400-year history in North America.

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Student Volunteers Aid MNmask Production Effort

A student working on making a mask.

Driven by the acute need for N95 masks in hospitals, faculty from the University of Minnesota’s College of Design, College of Science of Engineering, and medical school worked together to create two face mask designs that could be assembled using available materials.

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PLAYsentations Celebrates 10 Years as STAYsentations

The Switch N Spray created by Team Cyan

Working with College of Design facilities, IT staff, and community partners the Product Design Program refocused and adapted its popular Product Design Innovation Lab for remote learning.

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