Lecture Series

The Design Lecture Series for Spring 2021 Starts February 15th

Each year, Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design hosts our annual Design Lecture Series. The Design Lecture Series brings transdisciplinary thinkers and practitioners from around the world to campus, believing that the power of design addresses some of today's most pressing challenges. Our speakers come from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines including design, business, the nonprofit sector, education, science, and more.

Master's Students

Three MDes Students Awarded kynamatrix Research Grants

Three MDes studets, Jiyoung Ohn, Stefania La Vattiata, and Isha Hans, were awarded kynamatrix Research Network's "Innovation through Collaboration" grants for projects in design, engineering, and computer science. The kynamatrix Research Network is a nonprofit network of researchers dedicated to the "understanding and advancement of interactive communication, accelerating innovation in design, engineering, and computer science." The award is granted yearly and encourages studies in "interactive communication across the academic disciplines of design, engineering, and computer science."

Featured Video by Communication Design Juniors

The first project from our Communication Design Juniors for Fall 2020. We partnered with Studentvote.org, a group that believes that young people's full participation in the political process is essential to a truly representative, vibrant democracy. Each student designed a compelling public message campaign to help educate, motivate, and empower young people worldwide to register and vote. Their work will move and inspire you.

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