Our students gain hands-on experience through studio and thesis projects in partnership with businesses, government agencies, non-profit organizations, and community groups in sectors such as health care, social services, technology, and education.

  1. DSI students work with an educational non-profit to design better communication channels and facilitate improvements in its continuing education curriculum

  2. A design research project exploring the shifting definition and application of design methods and tools in Beirut, Lebanon

  3. DSI partnered with GoodCompany and the Philadelphia Mayor's Office of New Urban Mechanics to develop curriculum materials and provide design support for soc...