Design Education Initiative: Projects that utilize the ideals of design thinking in the course of developing an educational initiative. Programs can be part of a formal educational institution, or come from corporate, non-profit or other stand alone organizations. Examples include, but are not limited to, workshops, class projects, institutional programs, print and/or digital campaigns, education-driven exhibitions, online learning initiatives, toolkits, strategy documents, etc.
This year's Design Education Initiative team was led by Jenny Rodenhouse, Director of the Immersion Lab at ArtCenter College of Design. Joining her on the panel were Ramon Tejada, Independent Designer & Assistant Professor at RISD, Rose Piccioni, Associate Provost of Online Education at ArtCenter, and Yasaman Sheri, Designer and Director.
The Core77 Design Awards Design Education Initiative Honorees are as follows: