Transition Design

PhD Researchers Launch Design in Transition Podcast

PhD Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University's School of Design have just released episode one of "Design in Transition / Diseño en Transición Podcast," a bilingual podcast about designing for systems level change toward more sustainable and equitable futures. PhD Candidates Sofía Bosch Gomez, Marysol Ortega Pallanez, Silvana Juri, Erica Dorn and undergrad Thomas Youn (BDes '21) want Design in Transition to be a space to talk about the transitions design is taking in practice when it's concerned with the complex and interconnected challenges societies face today.

Alumni

Design Alumnus Launches Kickstarter for PURUS

Josh Lederer, an alumnus of Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design (BFA ’97), recently launched the Kickstarter for PURUS, an antimicrobial brass “no-touch” tool designed to help users interact with numerous surfaces without having to touch them with their fingers.

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"Why are Asian American females so underrepresented in corporate America? This video unpacks the 'bamboo ceiling,' a combination of subjective individual, cultural, and organizational factors that impede Asian American career progress."

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