We help governments, businesses, non-profits, and educators innovate and solve problems through human-centered design.
Our consulting services, educational design workshops, and products are aimed at creating a lasting positive impact on society and helping others do the same.
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What Is Human-Centered Design?
Social problems are complex. They cannot be solved overnight. That’s why we believe that meaningful design occurs out of co-creation, working together to find the solution rather than a top-down approach. Our process enables the end-users to be a part of the brainstorm, iteration, and experimentation that goes into building a new model, product, or service.
OUR LATEST BLOG POSTS AND NEWS
Criminal Justice Reform
For the last 5 months, DC Design has been working with Santa Clara County to redesign aspects of their criminal justice system, applying our human centered design approach to reduce jail recidivism rates.
Our 2017 Impact Report
Last year we worked on criminal justice, helped redesign emergency departments, addressed education systems, and ran our award-winning program for high school students, Design the Future. Click below for the full report.
Redesign Emergency Units
DC Design led a workshop in Austin, bringing together architects and clinicians to redesign emergency departments at hospitals. Surprisingly, these two parties have never come together before.
DESIGN THE FUTURE
AWARD-WINNING STEM PROGRAM
HONORED BY US 2020
Open to rising 10-12th graders
YOUR CHANCE TO CHANGE THE WORLD