MICA Social Design

Demonstrating the value of design in addressing social problems.

MICA Social Design prepares the next generation of creative leaders through collaborative practice-based learning opportunities, exploring social issues, testing processes & defining the future of design. Learn about what we do.

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"Design Research for Good" Lecture by Dr. Mike Youngblood of gravitytank.

On Monday, October 13, Mike Youngblood of gravitytank will visit the MICA Center for Social Design to give a lecture on the firm's work and methodologies. Mike's work is focused on solving significant design challenges through new solutions that create real value for clients, target audiences, and…

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From Budapest to Baltimore: A Public Lecture with Dániel Barcza + Bori Fehér
From Budapest to Baltimore: A Public Lecture with Dániel Barcza + Bori Fehér

We're delighted to welcome Dániel Barcza and Bori Fehér of Moholy-Nagy University of Art & Design (MOME) in Budapest to the Center for Social Design! Dániel and Bori will be giving a public lecture about the EcoLab, a social design lab at MOME, which engages students and faculty in creating…

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Protect Baltimore featured on ABC2
Protect Baltimore featured on ABC2

The Protect Baltimore project, a collaboration between Johns Hopkins Medicine Center for Child and Community Health Research, Baltimore City Health Department, and MICA Social Design was recently featured on ABC2 news! With about 13,000 people diagnosed with the HIV in Baltimore, MICA Social Design…

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Congratulations MASD 2014!
Congratulations MASD 2014!

Congratulations to graduates of the MASD Class of 2014 for surviving an intense year of social design theory and practice. Watch out as this talented group of social designers takes on the world!

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MASD 2014 Thesis Exhibition Closing Reception
MASD 2014 Thesis Exhibition Closing Reception

The Master of Arts in Social Design (MASD) is an intensive, 1-year graduate program grounded in a philosophy of practice-based learning combining theory and praxis, action and reflection. Graduating students from the MASD Class of 2014 will showcase their thesis work at MICA's Pinkard Gallery (1401…

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