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A Designmatters Resource Guide.
Last Updated: Jun 5, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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This guide will help you get started researching developmental issues on design for social impact and innovation.

The guide focuses on four core themes:

Hover over the tabs above to find materials for each theme; there you will find each theme's recommended:

  • books
  • journals
  • annual reports
  • databases
  • key organizations
  • web sites and blogs
  • DM project partnerships 

Designmatters Recommended Readings

Designmatters-curated digest of DM favorite publications, articles and links, that focus on design for social innovation. 

Also, be sure to check out the DM online publications.

Browse the library catalog to find resources published by DM.  Try searching for Art Center College of Design (Pasadena, Calif.). Design Matters.


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Join them at their weekly meetings every Friday at 1:00 PM in the CMTEL.

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