What’s your big idea?

“If we continue living as though we are separate from the natural world, we cannot overcome the complex environmental crises we face.” This is the problem that Ashley French, one of our MA in Sustainable Design students, is considering tackling for her thesis project. Like all of our students, she has a big idea and

All In: The Future of Business Leadership

As a lead up to Sustainable Brands conference SB’18 , students, alumni, and faculty of our MA in Sustainable Design program interviewed selected speakers — leaders in corporate sustainability initiatives.  In this blog we share our interview with David Grayson, Professor Emeritus, Cranfield School of Management, University of Cambridge. David Grayson is working to inspire the best in


“Let’s redesign everything!”

Aoife Fahey is a recent graduate of MCAD’s MA in Sustainable Design Program.  Aoife lives in Copenhagen, Denmark.   What attracted you to MCAD’s MA in Sustainable Design program? The Biomimicry module. I wanted to learn more about Biomimicry and after doing Cindy Gilbert’s MOOC I learned about the MCAD MASD. She told me that a lot

Thinking of grad school?

JOIN THIS FREE ONLINE EVENT! Prospective Grad Students!  Join this free Online Admissions Event this Friday November 30th, 6 am – 5 pm (ET).  The Virtual Fair is free to all interested students. Meet with Art, Design & Film Graduate Programs — including MCAD! Click here to learn more and register: NPDA Grad School Online Portfolio Day &

We’ve got it backwards

Envision this familiar scenario:  You’re listening to someone passionately presenting their idea for a radically innovative sustainable design. The presentation concludes, obligatory applause follows, and then the floor is opened for Q&A. What usually happens next? What kind of a questions or comments do you expect to hear, or are expected to make yourself? If


It’s Time for (Re)Design

Calling all sustainable graphic designers! It’s time again for the international AIGA (Re)Design Awards. Enter your good work showing how your designs help people, the planet, and/or influence culture change. A broad range of categories for student, professional, and conceptual work. Entry deadline is November 11, 2017. Eligible projects include campaigns, experiences, messages, objects, processes,

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