Project Case Studies

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Below is an archive of project case studies; each one is a designer’s vision to ignite change in the world through creative problem solving. We aim to bring big ideas such as these out of the studio and into the community to inspire like-minded changemakers. Projects are posted by Design Ignites Change participants and award applicants.

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Anchor: Campus Crime Prevention

Kansas City Art Institute

Crime is an ongoing issue, and it's been on the rise due to our economic state. As a case study, the campus and surrounding neighborhood of K... more ⇒

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A Book by its Cover: Reading Stereotypes

Kansas City Art Institute

In an effort to foster contact between children of different ethnicities and eradicate stereotypes before they form, this social exp... more ⇒

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HAITI BRIDGE: I helped build it.

Otis College of Art and Design

HOW DO YOU CONSTRUCT A BRIDGE between a small Los Angeles community and their Global Haitian neighbors after the 2010 earthquake? Neighbor... more ⇒

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Floatfarm

University of Southern California School of Architecture

Floatfarm proposes a community of floating shrimp farms as a means of adapting to the ongoing rise in sea levels of the Mekong Delta, where aquaculture actuates f... more ⇒

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First Person American

School of Visual Arts
First Person American

First Person American is an initiative to change the public’s perception of immigrants and to interject a new voice through deep and poignant portrait... more ⇒

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