Transition Design

Design’s Terry Irwin Developing Transition Design Institute

Professor Terry Irwin, after wrapping up her tenure as Head of Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design, recently returned from an extensive international trip where she met with design collaborators to discuss the topic of Transition Design. Not only was the trip crucial to advance Transition Design activities and leverage the interest that continues to grow in northern Europe, but it was the next step in launching Carnegie Mellon University’s Transition Design Institute.

Featured Video by Madison Headrick

On the 25th of September 2015, when the 193 Member States of the United Nations approved the 2030 Agenda, the 17 Sustainable Development Goals was also created. Communication Design Juniors in the Designing for Complex Communication Systems class were challenged to create 60-second videos that educate, challenge and inspire people on the importance of these Sustainable Development Goals. Madison Headrick's video explores the justice system and the problems ex-convicts face as they attempt to reenter society.

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