MICA Social Design

Demonstrating the value of design in addressing social problems.

MICA's Center for Social Design prepares the next generation of creative leaders through collaborative practice-based learning opportunities, exploring social issues, testing processes & defining the future of design. Learn about what we do.

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Welcome MASD '16
Welcome MASD '16

The 2015-2016 school year has officially launched at the Center for Social Design at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), and we are excited to introduce our new, talented group of social designers. This handpicked cohort is composed of graphic designers, storytellers, architectures and…

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Important Update: Social Design Exchange
Important Update: Social Design Exchange

In solidarity with our colleagues, community partners and neighbors who are immersed in Baltimore’s urgent struggle for social and racial justice, the Social Design Exchange will not happen as planned. Instead, we, the MA in Social Design Class of 2015, are dedicating our collective energy to…

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Social Design Exchange: Perspectives from the MASD Class of 2015
Social Design Exchange: Perspectives from the MASD Class of 2015

Join us for an interactive evening with the MA in Social Design (MASD) Class of 2015 as they share their thesis projects and processes. Featuring: Maged Abdelsalam, Kenny Bademosi, Cary Euwer, Eva Fury, Merrell Hambleton, Emily Ianacone, Patrick Keane, Missan Madani, Cally Markovsky, Silvia…

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Design When Everybody Designs: A Public Lecture by Ezio Manzini
Design When Everybody Designs: A Public Lecture by Ezio Manzini

Thursday, March 12, 2015 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) Falvey Hall, Brown Center 1301 W. Mount Royal Ave. Baltimore, MD 21217 In a changing world, everyone designs. Each individual person and each collective subject - from enterprises to institutions, from communities…

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MICA Center for Social Design hosts inaugural Social Design Lab at Ashoka U Exchange 2015
MICA Center for Social Design hosts inaugural Social Design Lab at Ashoka U Exchange 2015

The Center for Social Design at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), a 2014 winner of the Ashoka U – Cordes Innovation Award, is sponsoring the inaugural Social Design Lab at Ashoka U Exchange 2015 in Washington, DC, on Thursday, February 26. Ashoka U is an initiative of…

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