950 South Raymond Avenue
Pasadena, California CA

The application of design practices and research is growing in demand in a marketplace where success is dependent more than ever on innovation and client loyalty. A new type of "creative economy" is revolutionizing the corporate world and transforming the role and impact designers exert in society. In this session, we will discuss the cultural, social and humanitarian changes that are transpiring as a result of an increasingly design-driven economy.

Ken Eskenazi, Co-Founder, Clean Agency, Pasadena
Sean Donahue, Founder, Research Centered Design, Los Angeles
Dr. Mark Breitenberg, Dean of Undergraduate Education, Art Center College of Design
Maureen Thurston, Founder, ACCESS International; Faculty, Product Design Department, Art Center College of Design
Doreen Nelson, Director of Design-Based Learning, Art Center College of Design; Founder and Director of the Master's program in Design-Based Learning for teachers.

David Walker, Dean of Public Programs, Art Center College of Design

This educational panel series expands on topics in "ACTION: Art Center and the United Nations," an exhibition on view at the College through December 19. ?ACTION? highlights design collaborations between several United Nations agencies and designmatters @ Art Center, the College initiative focusing on social and humanitarian applications of design and responsible business practices.

For more information visit http://www.artcenter.edu/designmatters/un/action/action.html .

Added by Jered on October 31, 2005

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