Tag Archives: John Cary

Registration Open for Public Interest Design Week: March 19 – 24, 2013

Contact: Trevor Miller, College of Design, 612.625.6566, tamiller@umn.edu John Cary, PublicInterestDesign.org, 510.757.6213, john@publicinterestdesign.org University of Minnesota to Host Public Interest Design Week Registration Now Open for March 19-24 Events Featuring Film Screenings, Keynotes, Panel Discussions, Workshops Minneapolis / St. Paul (1/23/2013) – Registration is now open for the first-ever Public Interest Design Week – March 19-24, 2013 – set to take place on the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus. The University's College of Design, in conjunction with Design Corps and PublicInterestDesign.org, announced last month what will be one of the largest gatherings public interest design advocates. For more information on PID Week and how to register, please visit www.publicinterestdesign.org/week. In addition to keynotes by thought-leaders such as New York Times…

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Public Interest Design Week 2013

Contact:  Trevor Miller, College of Design, 612.625.6566, tamiller@umn.edu; John Cary, PublicInterestDesign.org, 510.757.6213, john@publicinterestdesign.orgUniversity of Minnesota to Host Inaugural “Public Interest Design Week” New York Times Architecture Critic Michael Kimmelman & D-Rev CEO Krista DonaldsonAmong Headliners March 19-24, 2013 Minneapolis / St. Paul (12/10/2012) – Today, the College of Design at the University of Minnesota proudly joined with PublicInterestDesign.org in announcing the first-ever Public Interest Design Week – March 19-24, 2013 – set to take place on University’s Minneapolis campus. Public interest design lies at the intersection of design and public service, representing a human-centered approach for the delivery of design services in order for people to live their best lives, regardless of their socio-economic background. The weeklong series of events will bring…

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Infographic: A History of Public Interest Design

The following is an infographic that PublicInterestDesign.org partnered with ArchDaily, the University of Minnesota College of Design, and Tandus Flooring to create. The basis is a chronology of the public interest design field by John Cary (BA Arch '99). It was designed by Megan Jett at ArchDaily.Contact John Cary (john@publicinterestdesign.org) with additions, corrections, or questions, or visit PublicInterestDesign.org….

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Photos + Video from 2012 College of Design Commencement

"Public interest design starts with a belief in the power of design to transform lives. It's a belief that everyone deserves good design and, in fact, it's a belief that every human being needs good design in order to live their best lives." John Cary (BA Arch '99), 2012 College of Design commencement address Congratulations to our Apparel Design, Architecture, Graphic Design, Housing Studies, Interior Design, Landscape Design and Planning, and Retail Merchandising undergraduate students, along with our Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Design graduate students who received their degrees during commencement on May 12, 2012. 2012 College of Design Commencement College of Design Dean Tom Fisher with commencement speaker John Cary (BA Arch '99)Kate Maple, Assistant Dean of Student Services;…

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Welcome to our new blog: D@MN

THANK YOU for helping us launch our blog yesterday! We’re excited to share D@MN with everyone who has an interest in design thinking. Check back daily for stories about College of Design alumni, faculty, and students. Follow our updates on Twitter with #damnnews. Creative AND witty. @uofmdesign. D@MN: College of Design University of Minnesotashar.es/r7CIk– BWBR (@BWBR) April 11, 2012 @UofMDesign Love it! #creativegenius– Mae Kindler (@mae_ismusic) April 10, 2012 Great name. The @UofMDesign has a new blog called D@MN (Design at Minnesota) & it’s live! z.umn.edu/damn #damnnews #design #aiga– Erik A. Evensen (@eevensen) April 10, 2012 My awesome alma mater, @UofMDesign, just launched a great new blog, called “D@MN” (Design at Minnesota). Check it out: bit.ly/HyyMIW– John Cary (@johncary) April…

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Public Interest Design @ the Social Impact Design Summit

On Monday, roughly sixty foundation representatives and public interest design leaders joined forces for the "Social Impact Design Summit" at the Rockefeller Foundation headquarters in New York. Dean Tom Fisher and John Cary, the public interest design research fellow at the College of Design, presented the infographic below. Already recognized internationally for its efforts in public interest design and engagement, the college is investigating this area of study as a potential new major and working on a case study (due later this month) detailing the national 'lay of the land' in the field, what's already happening at the university in this area, and how our College can take advantage of the opportunity moving forward. To learn more about public interest…

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